PLATTSMOUTH – Plattsmouth declared a water emergency on Thursday.
City Administrator Erv Portis said all non-sanitary, non-essential use of water must be discontinued.
The Plattsmouth Water Treatment plant has been inundated by rising flood waters. To protect the plant from further damage, the plant will be shut down.
The city requests that customers refrain from filling receptacles and taking other such storage measures.
Plattsmouth has an emergency connection with Cass County Rural Water District No. 1 to provide water on a short-term, restricted use basis.