STOP: City officials plead with residents to stop using water for an hour

Published 3:24 pm Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Stop. Stop for an hour.

City officials are pleading with residents to stop using city water for at least one hour.

Widespread rumors of a citywide water shutdown caused a rush of usage, with customers drawing water for a shutdown that was never planned.

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Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said the high demand placed on the city’s water plant is causing weakening pressure and problems could develop if usage is not curtailed.

Rumors of a widespread shutdown flooded social media after reports of a waterline break on Sky Farm Road that did impact 200 customers.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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