‘Electrical issues’ cause water service problems throughout AtlantaA dripping faucet. Photo by Danny Steaven. Source: Wikimedia commons
Update: The city of Atlanta has issued a boil water advisory. For more information, click here.
The Atlanta Department of Watershed Management said “electrical issues” were causing service disruptions throughout the city on the evening of April 30.
Residents of numerous neighborhoods have reported low or no water pressure, including Kirkwood, Old Fourth Ward, Midtown, Inman Park and Virginia Highland. Atlanta INtown reports that the issues have also affected Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Some residents have reported that pressure has returned. INtown reports that some businesses have decided to close early due to the service disruption. To read the full story, click here.
The Department of Watershed Management provided two short updates via Twitter regarding the problem.
“Electrical issues have affected two pumping stations. We are working quickly to resolve,” one tweet said.