As of Thursday mid-morning water service had been restored to residences and businesses that were affected by several breaks in water pipes. Mayor Johnny Cox said the work was completed overnight and there will be no boil advisory issued.
The Journal noticed that Old Folks Café was closed Thursday. One of the breaks had occurred in front of that location.
Many areas of Coushatta lost their water on Wednesday. The mayor said “People boring for fiber optic installation hit water lines. One of those was in front of the Old Folks Cafe.” In all Cox said they have water lines broken in five separate places.
Mayor Johnny Cox said the repair work went on all night. Cox said the water interruptions were in the Springville area, along US 71 east of town, and the Bogen Lane area. These are areas serviced by the Coushatta water system including some areas outside the town limits.