Wednesday, October 7, 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

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 ***

WT Director

Vicksburg, MS, United States

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