NESPELEM - In response to a concern over drinking water in Nespelem, the Colville Tribal Emergency Operations Center will be distributing gallons of water at the Nespelem Town Hall for affected community members.

The town hall is open until 5 p.m. today, and other arrangements can be made by calling 509-634-4691.

Yesterday, the town of Nespelem issued a notification asking community members to boil their drinking water. That release can be found here.

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