A boil water advisory remains in effect for 2 parts of DeKalb County

(From left to right: Area 1, Area 2)

The DeKalb County Watershed Management Department has issued a boil water advisory for the following two areas:

  • Area 1 – South of Henderson Road, North of Rockbridge Road, East of I-285 and West of the DeKalb/Gwinnet County line
  • Area 2 – South of East College Avenue, north of Linecrest/County Line Road, east of the Atlanta city limits and west of I-285

Authorities say various water main breaks across the country have caused water pressure to drop dangerously low. When something like this happens, there is a potential health hazard in the affected area.

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“As a precaution to our citizens and to protect the public from potential health hazards, residents in the affected area are asked to boil their water for at least one minute after boiling before drinking, cooking or cooking.” Baby food,” the advice reads.

This warning is expected to remain in effect until further notice. Any questions can be directed to the DeKalb County Watershed Department at 770-270-6243.

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