Tuesday, June 30, 2015

waterplantConstructed in 1969, the Vicksburg Water Plant employs 9 full time employees and has provided an excellent product throughout the years. The facility operates 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. We are confident that the facility can meet or exceed drinking water standards for the next ten years without modifications. Currently, the facility produces water that exceeds the standards set for potable water.

The facility has eleven raw water wells with a capacity of 2 million gallons per day each. The raw water has a total hardness of 240-340 ppm (parts per million), an alkalinity of 260-400 ppm, 7-8 ppm iron, a Ph of 6.9-7.1, standard units and undesirable amounts of hydrogen sulfide gas and carbon dioxide.    Click NEXT to read more ...

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Boil Water Notices

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 ***

Boil Water Alert - Drummond, Bowmar & Oak Streets *LIFTED*

Due to water line repairs, customers in the following areas should boil their water before consumption: Arthur Street from Cherry Street to Drummond Street, Drummond Street to Arthur Street south to Bowmar Avenue, Short Cherry from Harris Street south and west to Finney Street, Bowmar Avenue from Drummond Street to Washington Street, Letitia street from Speed Street south to Bowmar Avenue from Drummond Street west to Washington street, Valley Street from Bowmar Avenue south to Avenue C, Washington Street from Fairground Street south to Pittman Street, Bowmar Avenue west to Oak Street. * * This alert has been lifted * *

Boil Water Notice - Drummond Street *LIFTED*

alertDue to a broken water main in the area, customers in the following areas should boil their water before consumption: Drummond Street from Bowmar Ave to Arthur St, Harris Street, Washington Street from Fairground to Bowmar and Bowmar Ave. to Pittman. *LIFTED*

The Guide to Boil Water Alerts

Vickbsurg water plantThe Vicksburg Water Treatment Plant, under the direction of Mr. Pat McGuffie, operates 24 hours per day 365 days per year to provide residents with a quality water supply. Water is extracted from aquifers beneath the earth's surface, treated at the plant and then pumped into homes and businesses throughout the city. City of Vicksburg municipal water customers enjoy an excellent product that exceeds the standards set for potable water.

WT Director

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Vicksburg, MS, United States

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