Water supply turned off for City of Port St. Joe

Due to a water main break, the water supply for the City of Port St. Joe has been shut off for a few hours. Nort Port St. Joe will not lose water.

Because of the lack of water supply, Gulf District Schools announced that their Port St. Joe schools will be closing for the remainder of the day.

When the water is turned back on, there will be a boil water notice in effect for all city customers between 1st Street and Gulf Coast Community College. Boil water notice tips can be found on the City’s website at this link.

City Hall was not yet able to provide an estimate of when the water supply would be turned back on when contacted.

This report will be updated as more information becomes available.

Meet the Editor

Wendy Weitzel, The Star’s digital editor, joined the news outlet in August 2021, as a reporter covering primarily Gulf County.

Prior to then, she interned for Oklahoma-based news wire service Gaylord News and for Oklahoma City-based online newspaper NonDoc.com during her four years at the University of Oklahoma, from which she graduated in May with degrees in online journalism and political science.

While at OU, Weitzel was selected as Carnegie-Knight News21 Investigative Fellow among 30 top journalism students from around the country. She also was senior editor managing a 12-person newsroom in coordination with Oklahoma Watch, a non-profit news organization in eastern Oklahoma.

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