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    Water Outages

    The information below is provided by the Water Resources department and reflects unexpected water interruptions and scheduled water outages.  To be notified of interruptions or outages in an area, residents may register contact information with the City's Citizens Alert service.  This site allows users to receive important information from the City of Asheville.

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    For information about any water interruption, please contact (828) 251-1122 or (828) 259-5975, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. 4 p.m.



    Current outages



    October 23, 2014

    water interruption:          water street          etr 7:00 pm

    The City of Asheville Water Resources Department has reported a water interruption on Water Street from Camby Street to the dead end of Water Street due to a main line repair (North District). The anticipated time of repair is 7:00 pm. Surrounding areas may experience low pressure to no water during the interruption.  When the work is completed the affected area may experience discolored water or air in the lines. Customers are advised to wait until the water is clear before using it. For further information please call 251-1122.


    October 23, 2014

    emergency road closure:          on west street from north street to north view street          10:30 am to 4:00 pm 









    Scheduled Outages


    The City of Asheville has scheduled the following water interruptions for water valve and hydrant replacements, general system maintenance, or connection of a new water line by a contractor into the city's water system.

    Surrounding areas may experience no water to low pressure during the interruptions. When the work is completed, customers may experience discolored water or air in the lines and are advised to wait until the water is clear before using it.

    Properties in the affected areas are receiving a notification by telephone via the city's automated system. Citizens may registered unlisted phone numbers, toll free numbers, or business numbers by clicking on the Citizens Alert Sign-Up link, located in the right column on the front page of the City's website.

    For more information about any of the scheduled water interruptions listed below, please contact (828) 259-5975 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.




    October 22, 2014:   water interruption on riverview drive  8:00 am to 4:00 pm

    This water interruption on Riverview Drive, from Haywood Road to West Beverly Road, also to include Craven Street to Georgia Avenue and surrounding areas (West District), is from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Wednesday October 22. The interruption is due to Valve replacement.













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