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Johnston County Public Utilities Water Shortage Advisory

Smithfield, NC – Johnston County Public Utilities has declared a water shortage advisory due to a piping failure at the Johnston County Water Treatment Plant.  All water customers should immediately refrain from non-essential uses, including irrigation and filling of swimming pools. The County expects the water shortage advisory to last at least 48 hours and will notify customers when the advisory is lifted.  We sincerely appreciate your cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact Johnston County Public Utilities at 919-989-5075 with any questions. 


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