Water Update: Atlanta Faces More Water Interruptions as Repairs Continue

June 3, 2024
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Water Update: Atlanta Faces More Water Interruptions as Repairs Continue

🚨 The Latest: Atlanta officials say another round of repairs on the broken water main at West Peachtree St. and 11th St. will cause further water interruptions in the affected area.

🔧 Repair Details:

  • Starting at 1a.m. on Monday, crews shut off 36-inch and 30-inch water mains to conduct the necessary repairs.
  • The shutdown will result in a temporary interruption of water service on several streets in the vicinity.
  • Traffic control measures and signs are in place to guide motorists around the work zone, and both motorists and pedestrians are urged to avoid the area if possible.

💧 Water Distribution:

  • For residents located within the affected zone and in need of water, the city has designated two Atlanta Fire Rescue Department fire stations as water distribution points:
  • Station 11 – 165 16th St. – Atlantic Station
  • Station 15 – 170 10th St. – Midtown

📢 Staying Informed:

  • The water department encourages residents to stay tuned to local news outlets and visit their website at www.atlantaga.gov/government/departments/watershed-management/dwm-boi-water-emergency for more information.
  • Updates will also be provided on the department’s social media platforms.

🗣️ Your Take: As Atlanta continues to grapple with water outages and repairs, how have you been coping with the ongoing situation? Share your experiences, concerns, and any helpful resources you’ve discovered in the comments below.


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