Water service restored in Newton

Water service has been restored in Newton after a water main break forced the city to turn off water service everywhere.

Newton-Conover schools and courts were forced to close as emergency crews worked to restore water service Wednesday.

CIty of Newton water customers no longer need to boil water before consuming. 

Those who experience air in their water lines or discoloration of water are asked to allow taps to run for several minutes to flush out.