Durant Officials Declare Water Emergency - KTEN.com - Texoma news, weather and sports

Durant Officials Declare Water Emergency


Durant city officials declared a water emergency Wednesday afternoon.

According to Emergency Management Director James Dalton, there's been a mechanical failure at the water treatment plant.

Water use is restricted to cooking, drinking and bathing only. All outdoor watering is restricted and Dalton says Durant Police will stop those who are caught watering outside.

Officials would like to stress the water coming from the tap has been treated and it is safe.

In addition, all outdoor burning is also restricted.