Water main break fixed; boil water order issued for Kelso, New Hamburg, Rockview areas

Water main break in Scott County

KELSO, MO (KFVS) - A water main break and outage happened early Monday morning near Oran, Missouri north of Morley.

A school district officials at Kelso C-7 said they got a call early Monday morning saying they shouldn’t use the water in the building.

According to school officials with the Kelso C-7 District, school will not be in session Monday, Nov. 12. Classes will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

According to PWSD No. 4 Scott Co Water District Manager Tim Mcintyre, there was a water outage in Scott County near Oran on Hwy 77.

The leak was fixed around 11 a.m. and a boil water order has been issued until further notice.

It affected the Kelso, New Hamburg and Rockview areas.

Mcintyre said officials found out about the issue overnight around 2 or 3 a.m. The cause is unknown at this time.

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