LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – More than 200,000 water bottles featuring popular cartoon characters are being recalled.
BRITA LP issued the recalled on Aug. 19 due to a laceration risk. The company says the bottle lids can break into pieces with sharp edges.
The recalled bottles hold 15 ounces of fluid and feature either Dora the Explorer, Hello Kitty, Spongebob Squarepants or the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
BRITA LP is advising customers who purchased the bottles to quit using them immediately.
The company is offering refunds to customers. To contact BRITA about a refund call 1 (800) 926-2065 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or click here for more information.
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In Jackson County, twenty-three roads were closed by Saturday afternoon, including parts of US 250, 256 and 258.
Rising floodwaters all across WAVE Country are causing widespread problems. Others are finding creative ways to document what is projected to be a historic weather event in Louisville.
As of Thursday night, the Ohio River was in minor flood stage. It is forecast to crest in moderate flood stage.
The American Red Cross has opened eight shelters for those displaced by flooding and severe weather in WAVE Country.
Flood Watches and Warnings remain in effect throughout the weekend across WAVE Country.