Vicksburg, Culkin issue boil water notices

Published 2:42 pm Monday, February 1, 2016

The city of Vicksburg has issued a boil water notice for residents of Rialty Street, Green Street, Avenues A through D, Valley Street, Arcadia Street, Highland Avenue and Letitia Street until further notice.

City Public Works Director Garnet Van Norman said a construction crew working on the Avenue D bridge broke a 6-inch city water line earlier Monday.

In a related matter, the Culkin Water District has issued a boil water alert because of a broken line for about 30 customers in the area from 7800 to 11041 Mississippi 3 in Warren County, including Limestone Drive and Vindication Drive.

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Residents in the affected areas should boil their drinking and cooking water before using or find an alternate source of water.


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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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