Water available for Lincoln County residents and livestock with contaminated water

Published: Mar. 4, 2017 at 6:42 PM MST
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Lincoln County Commissioner Cresley McConnell advised Saturday during a briefing with the Incident Command staff that water for livestock has been made available, stated John Moore Public Information Officer.

For those that need water for their livestock they can go to Shoshone Fire Department station No. 2. The station has 6,000 gallons of water available that can be refilled as needed. Lincoln County residents needing water for their livestock will need to bring tanks to fill, McConnell said.

Moore also advised, bottled water is available for Lincoln County residents that can be picked up between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at the Shoshone Fire Department No. 2 located at 620 North 700 West in Shoshone.

For those residents needing shower facilities they can go to the Lincoln County Community Center located at 201 S Beverly in the city of Shoshone, however residents will need to bring their own toiletries. Bottled water will also be available at this location. This facility will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The city water supplies of Shoshone, Dietrich and Richfield have not been affected by the recent flooding and contamination issues, stated Moore.