Boil water advisory in DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — The DeKalb County Division of Watershed Administration issued a boil water advisory for a part of the county Friday as a precautionary measure.

Officers stated about 15,000 clients are impacted. 

The boil water advisory is in impact for the world surrounding Scott Boulevard on the north, Avondale Street by way of Outdated Rockbridge Street on the south, I-285 on the east and DeKalb County Industrial Means on the west. Take a look at the map under.

Residents within the space are being suggested by officers to boil their water for a minimum of one minute– after reaching a rolling boil. 

“Out of an abundance of warning, clients are suggested to boil their water prior to make use of for ingesting, cooking, or making ready child meals,” officers stated in a launch. 

DeKalb Watershed stated the boil water advisory is in impact till additional discover. 

Out of an abundance of warning, DWM is issuing a #BoilWater advisory for the world bounded by Scott Blvd on the north, Avondale Rd by way of Outdated Rockbridge Rd on the south, Interstate 285 on the east & DeKalb Ind. Means on the west. For more information, name 770-270-6243. @ItsInDeKalb

— DeKalb Watershed (@DeKalbWatershed) February 2, 2024

The boil water advisory comes after a main water predominant break, which induced some residents to expertise low to no water strain of their houses. 

The water predominant break prompted the Metropolis Colleges of Decatur to shut for the day. The DeKalb County Faculty District additionally relocated 5 of its colleges to different establishments. 

RELATED: Metropolis of Decatur Colleges closes, DeKalb County Faculty District relocates some college students after water predominant break

“As service is restored, clients within the affected space could expertise brown water and are inspired to run the taps inside and out of doors their houses/companies to clear the interior plumbing,” officers added within the launch. 

Moreover, officers stated it can improve its regular testing of water samples within the space. 

For extra info, name the DeKalb County Watershed Division at (770) 270-6243.


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