AP PHOTOS: W.Va. stocks up on water after spill

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • January 10, 2014 - 3:15 PM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The chemical spill that shut down much of Charleston and surrounding areas put a squeeze on potable water, as residents were told not to drink or shower with the water from their taps. The West Virginia National Guard was sent in to distribute bottled water, and residents bought up stock at local supermarkets.

A photo gallery looking at how residents are managing to get this vital resource:

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