King’s water treatment plant producing water after power failure

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KING, N.C. — King officials said the city’s water treatment plant is back to producing water after a temporary power failure on Saturday, although voluntary water use restrictions will remain in place.

Officials said there was a power failure at the city’s water treatment plant, but it was back online and producing water as of 5 p.m. Saturday.

Water tanks are expected to be refilled to normal capacity by Sunday afternoon.

Voluntary water use restrictions have since been put in place and cover the communities of King, Pfafftown, Pinnacle, Bethania, Tobbacoville and Rural Hall.

Residents can help conserve water by not watering lawns or flowers, washing outside areas, washing vehicles or filling swimming pools.

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