Johnston County Public Utilities Water Shortage Emergency
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 20, 2021
Smithfield, NC - Due to a piping failure at the Johnston County Water Treatment Plant, Johnston County has declared a water shortage advisory. All customers should immediately refrain from non-essential uses, including irrigation and filling of swimming pools. The County expects the water shortage advisory to last no longer than 24-48 hours. Crews are working to repair the problem and restore normal operations. We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact Johnston County Public Utilities at 919-989-5075 with any questions.