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Water distribution centers opened throughout the region

By Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Water distribution centers have been set up at the following locations, according local news reports and sources as of this morning. Residents in eight counties were told Thursday evening to not drink, cook or wash with water supplied by West Virginia American Water after a leak occurred at a chemical facility along Elk River. The counties in the advisory were Boone, Clay, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Putnam and Roane. The Culloden area of Cabell County is also in the advisory.   

You must bring your own containers to receive water and some locations have limited hours and a limit on gallons available.

Most of these sites were open as of 7 a.m. today:

Most of these sites were open as of 7 a.m. today:

Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane

Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, 409 6th Ave., St. Albans

St. Marks Episcopal Church, 405 B St., St. Albans.

Crossing Baptist Church, 2031 Harrison Ave., St. Albans.

West Virginia Division of Highways Headquarters located at U.S. 60 and Walnut Street.

Hamlin Volunteer Fire Department, 8049 Vine Ave., Hamlin

West Hamlin Volunteer Fire Department, 121 Guyan Street, Hamlin

Culloden Volunteer Fire Department, 2102 3rd St., Culloden

Boone County 911 Center, 1267 Smoot Ave., Danville

City of Spencer has a water distribution center located behind the Municipal Building

A tanker has been set up at Crossings Mall, Elkview

Riverside High School located in Belle

Hurricane Walmart, free water is being distributed between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 20-gallon limit.

Hurricane Fire Department will distribute free water between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., with a 20-gallon limit.

Gestamp plant in South Charleston, begins around 3 p.m.

Note: South Charleston Recreation Center, South Charleston, site has closed. The site has been moved to the Gestamp plant in South Charleston and should be in operation by 3 p.m.

The city of Milton will distribute water between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., but you need to show proof of residency to show that you are in one of the affected areas

Charleston Fire Dept., 115 Morris St

Glasgow Fire Dept., Glasgow

Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 6823 Sissonville Drive, Sissonville

West Virginia State University, Institute (this station ran out of water shortly after 1 p.m., and was expected to be refilled in a couple of hours)

Hansford Senior Center, 500 Washington St., St. Albans

East Bank Fire Department will distribute water beginning at 10:30 a.m. today

Orchard Manor in Charleston

Roane County-Walton Volunteer Fire Department

St. Albans Captain D's, 509 MacCorkle Ave., St. Albans

Handley City Hall, Handley

Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire Dept., Cedar Grove

Pinch Volunteer Fire Dept. in Pinch

Charleston Fire Department Station No. 1, Morris Street

Charleston Fire Department Station No. 2, Virginia Street West

Charleston Fire Department fire training center, 115 Lee St. W.





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