Two arrests were made Wednesday after a water pump station in the Gales Ferry section of Ledyard was vandalized earlier this week.
During the last week so, the water authority property in Ledyard was broken into three times; the last time, the vandals did the most damage, causing concern that possibly the water supply – which supplies water to 870 households in the area – could have been contaminated.
The “Do Not Drink” Advisory for Gales Ferry water supply has been lifted.
The CT Department of Public Health advises residents in the Gales Ferry area of Ledyard to boil their water before drinking or cooking after vandalism at the local pump station was discovered Monday.
Residents in the Chesterfield section of Montville say they’re worried about the brown water coming out of their faucets.
Hundreds of people in North Stonington have gone all day without running water due to an explosion at a pumping facility in the middle of the night. Officials are working on getting a temporary fix in place, but they do not yet know exactly when service will be restored.
Environmental officials want opinions to flow about water at public forums being held over the next three days.
Florida Keys residents will be allowed to return home this weekend to assess damage to their properties caused by Hurricane Irma. However, officials said they are worried a new crisis could emerge when homeowners find their neighborhoods have no fuel, power, running water and other basic services.
The National Weather Service is forecasting a relatively small amount of rain Tuesday in the Houston area, only 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.5 centimeters) — perhaps a little less in Houston proper.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is ordering the closing of all schools, colleges and universities throughout the state.