UPDATE: Water pressure restored in Vicksburg, boil water advisory still in effect
by Donesha Aldridge, originally posted on August 30, 2016
Mayor George Flaggs Jr. says all pumps are back up and running; water pressure should return to normal around 11:30 p.m. to midnight.
He also says Vicksburg Warren schools will be open Wednesday, August 31, 2016. The boil water advisory is still in place.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) — A boil water advisory has been issued for the entire City of Vicksburg.
It’s for customers who receive their drinking water from their water supply in Warren County.
Some in the area may be experiencing little or no water pressure because of the problems at the water treatment plant. Health officials said the advisory is due to a system-wide pressure loss from Monday night’s storm. The boil water notice affects 27, 852 customers.
Get tips on what to do during a boil water advisory from the Mississippi State Department of Health.