Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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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 ...

Water Main Break - UPDATE

warningLate Wednesday afternoon there was 12" water main break in the Pemberton and Hwy 61 area. As of this morning, 09/19/2013, water service has been restored and most if not all businesses are open. There is a boil water notice for the area.

Boil Water Notices

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.

Power Outage at The Water Plant Causing Loss of Pressure

noticeThere has been a power outage at the Vicksburg Water Treatment Plant causing a reduced or loss of water pressure throughout the City. Because of this a city-wide boil water notice is in effect until further notice. City crews are working to resolve the problem. The boil water notice also includes Yokena Jeff Davis water customers.

Boil Water Alert - Spout Spring, Johnson and Standard Hill

noticeDue to a broken water main, water customers on Spout Spring Road, Johnson Drive and Standard Hill to the city limits are asked to boil their water before consumption.  * * * LIFTED * * *

 

Boil Water Notice - Halls Ferry Marcus Bottom Area - LIFTED

alertThe water department has issued a boil water alert for Lane Street from Halls Ferry to Dot Street, Franklin Street from Lane to Military Avenue including Lane Alley. Until further notice, please boil your water before consumption. Sorry for the inconvenience. *** LIFTED ***

Boil Water Alert Bowmar Ave Area - Lifted

alertDue to repairs to a fire hydrant in your area water service will be off  approximately 4 hours starting at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015.

The areas included are: Bowmar from Washington to Drummond, Letitia from Meadow to Bowmar, Letitia from Bowmar to Valley, Jeanette Street

Once water service is restored, customers will need to boil their water until further notice.  *** Lifted ***

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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