Konawa officials were working Tuesday to fix a problem with the town’s water system which has temporarily shut off running water to residents.

The water system prevented water from flowing to the town’s 1,300 residents starting early Monday morning. City Manager Rita LoPresto learned about the problem at about 6:30 a.m. that day from a business that was concerned because its water was low.

LoPresto said she thought she had traced the problem to a backflow valve in a 2,000-foot transmission line between wells, located in a well field five miles south of town.

Read more in The Ada News. Call (580) 332-4433 today to subscribe!

This Week's Circulars