Lightning strike leads to boil water order

Lightning strike leads to boil water order

PANGBURN, AR (KAIT) - One community's water system got thunderstruck. Now they are under a boil water order.

Shawn Hughes, director of Pangburn Waterworks, says lightning struck a power box Monday night and a mainline burst. This led to very low water pressure in the system.

Due to the low pressure, Hughes says a boil water order had to be issued.

Water samples were taken to the Arkansas Department of Health.

Hughes says ADH will have to approve the samples before the boil order can be lifted.

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