BPU: Discolored Water Expected In City

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities Water Division reports that widespread discolored water may be expected in the system for 12-18 hours beginning on the north and east sides of Jamestown.

The water pump station located on Buffalo Street experienced a brief power outage around 1:30 p.m. Monday. When the water was restored, water direction changed, creating the discoloration of the water.

Water customers should not use water for laundry until the water appears clear.