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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Water Outages Widespread in Fort Thomas

This picture was from 2015, when a water main was replaced on N. Fort Thomas Ave. The NKWD has still not identified the source of the outage this morning. FTM file. 
Reports of water outages have hit Fort Thomas hard this morning. 

Fort Thomas Matters has received inquiries from Carrington Point in the north end of town, to businesses in the Central Business District, to residents on Lockwood place and Mary Ingles Highway on the south edge of the city.
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According to Northern Kentucky Water District spokesperson, Amy Kramer, they are still investigating the cause. 

"We've received probably 30 calls so far from Fort Thomas residents about water outages and we are still investigating the cause," she said. "At this point, a water main break hasn't been identified and we aren't sure how many customers are affected."

The NKWD currently does not have an estimated time for service to be restored. 

Calls began coming in at 10:45 a.m. this morning and at around 11:15 some customers were reporting to FTM that their service was back on. 

FTM has a contact into the NKWD and will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

UPDATE (12:13 p.m.)
Per Amy Kramer of NKWD, water pressure has been restored. They have not yet figured a cause to the outage. 

1 comment:

  1. At 10pm I still ave tan water coming from the tap... been like this since 10 am.... has not gotten better.....NKY H2O has not posted anything on their web site... Any one else have this issue?