Water service restored in Pike

PIKEVILLE — Water service has been restored to all customers of the Mountain Water District, Pike County officials said.

As of Tuesday afternoon, customers in only three areas — Harless Creek, Layne Branch of Kimper and Motley Fork — were asked to continue boiling water before drinking it.

Deadly floods on July 17 caused widespread damage to the 17,000-customer system.

About 25,000 people had been on a boil-water advisory until Tuesday afternoon.

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