City revises boil water order

Published 10:52 am Wednesday, November 4, 2015

City officials have issued a revised boil notice alert affecting three areas in the city:

• Indiana Avenue to Clay Street from Mission 66 to U.S. 27.

• Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard from Farmer Street to Mission 66.

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• Washington Street to Cherry Street from Clay Street to Speed Street.

The boil water notice was issued after Vicksburg’s water treatment plant shut down because of a power failure and will remain in effect until further notice.

A downed city power line that caused fuses at a city water well and an Entergy utility pole was the cause of the outage.


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John Surratt is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in general studies. He has worked as an editor, reporter and photographer for newspapers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post staff since 2011 and covers city government. He and his wife attend St. Paul Catholic Church and he is a member of the Port City Kiwanis Club.

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