Monthly Archives: November 2008

Water Update

November 5, 2008
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The Whitesburg Campus of Southeast Community College is also closed today. The Letcher County Health Department has issued a set of instructions for water users. I’ll get a copy and post those as soon as possible. Posted by Sam

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Diesel Fuel Spoils City Water Supply

November 4, 2008
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Whitesburg residents should avoid using city water for anything other than flushing toilets until tests show that diesel fuel has been purged from the water system. Diesel can cause eye and skin irritation, and if the fuel is aspirated (breathed into the lungs), it can cause swelling known as pulmonary edema, nervous system depression...

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