Power outage could impact water service to all of Colonial Heights area
April 28, 2011KINGSPORT -- Loss of power to a pump station in the Moreland Drive area could impact water service Thursday morning in the Colonial Heights area, including the Rock Springs Road area. However, city crews were working at 4 a.m. Thursday to try to deploy a mobile generator prior to losing service. According to AEP, it could be well into late morning before all power is restored. The pump station moves finished water to storage tanks in the Colonial Heights and Rock Springs area. If crews are able to get temporary service to the pump station by 7 a.m. or 8 a.m., customers should notice no or little impact to their water service. However, Colonial Heights and Rock Springs area residents should be aware there could be temporary interuptions or low pressure situations until lunchtime Thursday.