UPDATE — Power restored to water treatment plant in Norborne, boil order now in effect

| August 19, 2017
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UPDATE: 08/19/17 11:31 a.m. — Utilities Superintendent Steven Stoner reached out to KMZU News Saturday morning to report that power has been restored to the Norborne Water Treatment Facility and water is flowing again from faucets across the Norborne area.

A boil order is now in effect for the city of Norborne. Citizens should heat water to a rolling boil for at least 60 seconds before consumption to avoid any sickness from contamination.

KMZU News will announce any changes to the status of the boil order as they become available.

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NORBORNE, Mo. — KMZU News has learned that a power outage at the Norborne Water Treatment Plant has left the city without water for the time being.

According to Norborne Municipal Utilities Superintendent Steven Stoner, the city will be without water until power is restored by KCP&L.

KMZU News reached out to the power company Saturday morning but did not immediately receive a response.

Stoner advised that once power is restored and the water is flowing again, the city will be under a required boil order until further notice.

When the boil advisory takes effect, citizens should heat water to a rolling boil for at least 60 seconds before consumption to avoid any sickness from contamination.

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