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Springfield Issues Water Shortage Alert, Greenbrier also Affected

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SPRINGFIELD, Tenn.-- An Emergency Water Shortage has been issued to residents in the city of Springfield. 

Raw water has been taken in from the Red River, causing a situation temporarily out of the control of the city. The water treatment plant is unable to produce water that complies with state and federal regulations. 

All Springfield water system custormers, including those within the Greenbrier water system have been instructed to immediately reduce water usage.

 Residents are requested not to wash dishes or clothes, flush toilets (unless absolutely necessary) and to refrain from taking showers or baths. 

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