Friday, August 29th, 2014

Brewer Declares An Emergency After Frozen Pipes Cause Water Shortage

waterpipeArizona Governor Jan Brewer has issued a Declaration of Emergency in response to unusually cold temperatures that have frozen pipes and caused water shortages affecting the Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation and parts of Apache, Coconino and Navajo counties. 

Record or near record-low temperatures have resulted in significant damage to potable water infrastructure in the area.  

The magnitude of the damage has caused a shortage of drinking water that threatens public safety and the operation of basic infrastructure, including schools and businesses.

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