Running Water Returning Soon to West Alabama Town After Monday Line Break
Running water is reportedly coming soon to a West Alabama town where some residents have been going without since a water line break Monday.
The town of York, Alabama is a town of less than 2,500 residents in Sumter County not far from the Mississippi line and 70 miles southwest of Tuscaloosa.
A water line there broke Monday, and the town's infrastructure has been struggling to keep up since then as crews work to repair multiple leaks throughout the system.
Many throughout the town have since lost running water, and efforts to restore it Tuesday were not successful.
It has also caused other disruptions - some area schools including York West End Jr. High were closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
An employee at York Town Hall told the Thread at 3:15 Wednesday that the most critical leaks have been repaired and water is flowing again, but it will take time for pressure to build back up.
A temporary water set up was in place Wednesday where residents could fill jugs for the day's use.
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