Mancos getting water, but don’t drink it yet

Mancos getting water, but don’t drink it yet

Service being restored, but water may not be safe until Monday
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Looking down through the manhole, Tom Nunn hooks up the electrical wires to the new 20 horse power pump Thursday afternoon to get the water flowing to Mancos residents.
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Four members of the Mancos Fire Department help transport water to the town tank on Monday in preparation for service to be returned.
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Mancos Town Administator Andrea Phillips explains the water situation at a town meeting Tuesday night.
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Kevin Cook fills a container with water from the truck outside of the Mancos Town Hall.
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Mancos residents learn about the water situation in town at a special meeting.
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Sam Green/The Cortez Journal Colorado Department of Transportation signs were set up on both sides of town in Mancos to alert citizens that the water was not safe to drink.
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Gray Stecher, 10, helps John Trevithick fill a water container Monday. Stecher volunteered most of the day at Town Hall starting at 6 a.m.
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