The Johnston County water treatment plant will temporarily stop feeding ammonia with chlorine to disinfect the public water supply. Starting March 1, the water plant will start feeding chlorine only.
In western Johnston the county will return to a mix of chlorine and ammonia on or about April. 8.
Customers who use kidney-dialysis machines, those who have tropical fish and commercial food and beverage makers should be aware that the water will contain more chlorine for at least five weeks.
Johnston County supplies water to most county residents and businesses, including Wilson’s Mills and Clayton.
Most customers will not see a difference but some might notice a stronger chlorine odor from the water and might see color change. Customers with questions or concerns can call Johnston County Public Utilities at 919-989-5075.