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Update: Walsenburg schools now closed due to water issues

Posted at 6:39 AM, Sep 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-26 11:30:45-04

WALSENBURG – A problem with the water supply in Walsenburg has officials in Huerfano School District Re-1 now cancelling classes for the day, previously there was a 2 hour delay.

An updated notice from the district states Gardner School will operate on a normal schedule. However, John Mall High School and Peakview Schools will have no classes Wednesday as they do not have running water.

There’s no word on what caused the supply problem or when it could be restored.

News5 will keep you updated as we learn more.