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Boil water notice issued for southwest Vicksburg

Customers on the Vicksburg water system in southwest Vicksburg and Yokena Water District customers are under a boil water notice until Thursday while city water department employees continue working on a broken waterline off Pemberton Square Boulevard.

The employees are working to install a valve on the 12-inch water main west of the break, and have reduced water pressure during the installation.

About John Surratt

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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