Water distributed in Donaldsonville

Michael Tortorich
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and emergency officials work together to distribute bottled water Wednesday morning in Donaldsonville.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and emergency officials worked together to distribute bottled water Wednesday morning in Donaldsonville.

A state of emergency was declared for the west bank of the parish due to water supply problems after a transformer failure at the Peoples Water Company pumping station.

Donaldsonville has been added to the list of communities under a boil water order.