Restaurants in High Ridge still coping with boil order

UPDATE:  The boil order for Public Water District #2 of Jefferson County has been lifted. There is nothing special that needs to be done, you can use the water as usual.

HIGH RIDGE, MO (KTVI) – While communities are recovering from recent flooding, businesses in High Ridge are dealing with a boil order that’s been in place for weeks.

Owners of the neighboring Dave’s Diner and Pegg’s Restaurant On the Boulevard said they’ve been boiling water for everything; from washing dishes to cooking food.

The owners said the 2015 flood shut them down for a couple of days, but this year’s flood has affected them for three weeks. While Pegg’s is doing ok and spending about $200 per day on bottled water and ice, Dave's Diner has reported its business has dropped about 25 percent.

Fox 2 reached out to Public Water Supply District 2 to find out an exact date for when the boil order would be lifted, but has not heard back.