Public Utilities - Chloraminated Water
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
JOHNSTON EAST WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
August 20, 2018
Smithfield, NC – Due to an emergency water main repair, a portion of the Johnston East water distribution system will be fed with chloraminated water until August 22, 2018. Customers on kidney dialysis or with tropical fish should be aware of the modified water supply. This will affect the Princeton-Kenly Water District, Little River South Water District, Brogden Water District, Southeast Lowgrounds Water District, Ingrams Water District, Meadow Water District, Town of Princeton and Town of Four Oaks. Please see the blue area of the attached map. The water supply to these areas is typically chlorine only, but ammonia will be added to the system for disinfection under the emergency supply conditions
Most customers will not notice a difference in their water. Johnston County will also conduct flushing of the Johnston East water distribution system after the necessary repairs are completed. The flushing process may result in some minor and temporary discoloration of water that does not affect water quality. If you have any questions, please contact the Johnston County Department of Public Utilities at 919-989-5075.