Feb 24

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Water Distribution Center

A water distribution center opened at 1pm today and will close at 8pm this evening. Residents of Estill County that are without water can come to the Estill County Fair Barn to pick up water. If you have running water you are not eligible to receive water at the distribution center.

Over 1,000 gallons of water was distributed in the first 3 hours of the center opening. It will     re-open at 9am in the morning a run until 8pm tomorrow evening.

This is a drive-thru distribution point. Please have a water bill or your account number ready to receive water. If you do not have your account number you can call your local water office to get it. If you cannot pick up water and need someone to bring it to you please notify your water office.

Currently there are 3,200 estimated Estill County residents without water and many more experiencing low water pressure.

Please be patient. The water offices are not turning the water off, we are running out of water. The water plant is pumping and treating water as fast as it can. Please if you have water use for necessities only and be sure to hard boil water no less than 3 minutes.

If you are out of water be sure to check your hot water heater; if it is out of water turn it off to protect the heat elements from burning out. If you have inline pumps and do not have water be sure to turn them off as well to prevent damage to the pump.

Please check for leaks around your house. If you have elderly neighbors or neighbors that have not been home for the past week please help them check. Be aware of your surroundings if you see water running or pooling please notify your water office.

Water conservation is always important, but with the winter weather the past week it has put a strain on the system. Please conserve water as best as you can. If you have leaking or burst pipes and need assistance turning your water off where it enters the house contact your local water office for assistance.

Irvine Municipal Utilities (IMU)

(606) 723-2197 Monday-Friday

(606) 723-2344 Weekend and Evening


Estill Water District

(606) 723-3795

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