The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

October 31, 2012

Boil water advisories issued in several areas

— Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil water advisory for Slab Fork, Hotchkiss, Acord Mountain, Ury, Helen, Amigo and Stotesbury.

Beckley Water Company has issued a  boil water advisory effective immediately for the Sophia area from the Hardee’s in Lester Square to the Sophia end of Tams Mt.   including all adjacent streets. This notice is being issued due to a broken main line.

A boil advisory has been issued for the entire town of Oceana due power outage.

While these advisories are in effect, consumers are advised to boil their drinking water (bring to a full rolling boil) for at least one minute prior to drinking, using for cooking or hygienic purposes such as hand washing, bathing or tooth brushing.