Boil order issued in Weirton

WEIRTON – The Weirton Area Water Board has issued a boil order for several residences and businesses in the city’s Weirton Heights following a water line break on Elaine Street Wednesday morning.

According to a notice released by the board Wednesday afternoon, a water line broke in the 400 block of Elaine Street. The boil order is in effect for the entire 400 block of Elaine Street, as well as Ted’s Pharmacy, Dragon Palace Restaurant, Shop ‘N Save, the Plaza Theater, Tanning Suites, Fox’s Pizza, Rent-A-Center and Summit Physical Therapy.

Officials report all those affected by the order should bring all water to a boil, letting it boil for one minute, and then let it cool before using. Officials also suggest the use of bottled water.

Boiled or bottled water should be used for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, bathing and food preparation until further notice.