School Back in Session Wednesday for Jefferson County

Jefferson County (WVLT) - The water is back on and classes will be back in session in Jefferson County.

A pipe at the Jefferson City Water Treatment Plant broke on Sunday morning that's used to supply water to Dandridge and Shady Grove.

County officials called off classes Monday and Tuesday for Jefferson County Schools because of the water problem.

Officials had the broken line repaired Monday night and had to fill the water tanks.

Now, residents are reporting their water has been restored.

And officials announced there will be school on Wednesday.


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  • by cathydepew Location: white pine on Oct 10, 2007 at 02:12 PM
    I believe that only the schools effected by the water problems should have been out of school. Now jeff.county schools only had 2 days of school this week, unless they turn around and use these 2 days as their fall break., which was to happen this weekend anyways.
  • by wheres the water???? Location: kodak on Oct 9, 2007 at 01:41 PM
    We still dont have WATER whats the prob? We need to use the bathroom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • by Johnson Location: Dandridge on Oct 9, 2007 at 10:45 AM
    WE WANT WATER NOW!!!!!!!!I WANT TO FLUSH THE TOILET, WASH DISHES TAKE A SHOWER!!!!!!
  • by Waterless Location: Jefferson City on Oct 8, 2007 at 09:28 PM
    It's 9:27 pm - still no water! And I live between Jefferson City & Dandridge. If they would just tell us something, When I called Shady Grove earlier they said they didn't know when the water would be back on!
  • by holly Location: kodak on Oct 8, 2007 at 08:41 PM
    I agree with you. they need to tell us or supply us with water and give us a BIG discount on our next bill.
  • by old grouch Location: kodak on Oct 8, 2007 at 07:10 PM
    It's 7 and not a drop to be seen. they don't want to tell us anything.If we're going to be without water for a couple more days why can't they tell us so we can make plans.
  • by Diver Location: Dandridge on Oct 8, 2007 at 04:43 PM
    This is bull****. The water dept has not communicated at all to the public... I have been out of water since Sunday about 4:00 PM. Have not gotten a straight answer yet on what is going on.....

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