People living in the Delaware Water Gap say their power went out Monday evening when
Chris Yeaton and Ivory Moore are trying to make the most out of the situation in the Delaware Water Gap. They're going on day three without power and Wednesday they officially ran out of water.
"We just keep telling ourselves at least we're way better off then Jersey and
Superintendent of the Delaware Water Gap, Robert Gallagher, says this is the first time the town has ever been without water. They need power to fill up the towns well and they can't find a generator anywhere. "We had an 80,000 gallon water tank completely dry as of this morning. Put everybody in town out of water."
Wednesday evening, the Army National Guard from
Charles Cooper, owner of the bakery in town, says the affects of
Coopers says he hooked up a pump to the creek behind his house and started filling buckets of water so people could flush their toilets, "It's a simple basic need! We had 20 to 30 people show up with their buckets."
The power company has told borough leaders it could be an additional 7-10 days until all of the power is restored in the Delaware Water Gap.