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Water delivered to people in Perry County

53 thousand cans of drinking water were delivered Friday to help out to people in Perry County affected by water line breaks that left thousands without water.

The Anheuser-Busch Company donated the water.
It arrived on a tractor trailer from Georgia.

Officials with the Salvation Army say they, along with local emergency officials will make sure those who need the drinking water will get it.

"We're glad to get it, it's in 12 ounce cans. And we're going to be distributing to people who need it, because the city water is not back on yet, and when it is, they're going to have to boil it" Elisha Morris with the Perry County Salvation Army said.

Several people showed up at the LKLP building in Hazard earlier today, to receive some of the donated water.

City manager Paul Feltner says he hopes the water will be restored in most areas by the end of the weekend.

Feltner says if there are no setbacks, the earliest a boil water advisory could be lifted for the Hazard Water System is Tuesday.


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