By Tuesday, the hospital had established a system of bottled water and alcohol-based hand sanitizer to return to normal. Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools held class as scheduled Tuesday and classes were set to resume Wednesday at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
After the main break sent water flooding into Jones Ferry Road, OWASA asked customers to boil water before using it for drinking, cooking or bathing.
Linda Low, OWASA communications and community relations officer apologized for the inconvenience.
"We are deeply sorry for the inconvenience that this event has caused the community," Low said. "We know that water is essential in all matters of daily life.It was our critical priority to stop the leak and getting the water storage tank levels back up to normal capacity."
The resolution was incomplete for about 75 OWASA customers at three Carrboro locations. The utility notified those customers directly to continue to boil their water.
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