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2016 Flood Information

The latest information pertaining to the 2016 Mississippi River flood event can be found on our site at http://vicksburg.org/index.php/flood-2016 or www.vicksburgwarrenflood2016.com.

 

Water Service Interruption - Bowmar

alertDue to water repairs in the area, water service is out on Drummond Ave from Arthur St. to Bowmar Ave., all of Bowmar Ave. and Washington Street from Fairgrounds Street to Bowmar Ave. We will keep you updated on the progress of the repairs.

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Road Closure - Warrenton Road

alertOn Monday, October 27, 2014, Warrenton Rd. just south of Kemp Bottom Rd will be closed from 6:00 am until 4:00 pm for construction work.

Road Closure - Crawford Street

Crawford Street between Washington and Walnut will be closed Friday, November 8, 2013, due to construction work being done on the Mississippi River Commission Building.

Intersection at First East and Washington Closed Due to Water Repairs - * UPDATE *

warningRepairs to the water line have been completed. The street is being repaved and and should be reopened by Thursday morning. Since water service was not interrupted, there was no need for a boil water order. A temporary detour around the
construction site is in place for emergency and local traffic. Read more ...

Boil Water Notices

Boil Water Notice - February 1, 2016 - Update - LIFTED

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The boil water advisory has been lifted.

Due to a broken water main at the bridge crossing :

Rialty St., Green St., Ave A, Ave B, Ave C, Ave D, Park St., Valley St., Arcadia St., Highland Ave. and Letitia St. south of Bowmar Ave. are under a boil water notice.
Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Boil Water Alert - November 4, 2015 - Update 2

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The issue at the water treatment plant has been corrected. Full water pressure should be restored by mid-morning. The boil water advisory is still in effect until further notice.

Indiana Ave to Clay St from Mission 66 to Hwy 27 - (entire area -includes all for Porters Chapel area)
MLK Drive from Farmer Street to Mission 66
Washington Street to Cherry Street from Clay Street to Speed Street.- (entire area)

Boil Water Alert - November 4, 2015 - Update 3 - LIFTED

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The boil water advisory has been lifted.

The issue at the water treatment plant has been corrected. Full water pressure should be restored by mid-morning. The boil water advisory is still in effect until further notice.

Indiana Ave to Clay St from Mission 66 to Hwy 27 - (entire area -includes all for Porters Chapel area)
MLK Drive from Farmer Street to Mission 66
Washington Street to Cherry Street from Clay Street to Speed Street.- (entire area)

Citywide Boil Water Alert - November 4, 2015

notice smallAn internal power issue at the Water Treatment Plant resulted in a loss of water pressure.There is a citywide boil water alert until further notice.

City-wide Boil Water Alert Has Been Lifted

notice smallVicksburg, MS - As of 10:58 a.m. Friday, August 28, 2015, the public works director for the City of Vicksburg has informed the administration that the boil water advisory for the city has been lifted. There is no longer any need to boil water before consumption. Mayor George Flaggs, Jr. would like to thank all citizens who were affected by the advisory for their patience and adherence during these last several days.

Emergency Contact Info

con_tel Phone: 601-801-3500
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con_tel Emergency Information Line: 601-801-3443

con_addressPhysical Address:
City of Vicksburg
Emergency Management
1401 Walnut Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180

con_addressMailing Address:
City of Vicksburg
Emergency Management
PO Box 150
Vicksburg, MS 39181

Emergency information line - Recorded during local emergencies
601-801-3443

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