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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


    august 26, 2014

    water interruption:   bull mountain road  (east district)  etr 4:00 pm

    Update:   Water service has been restored as of 11:00 am August 26, 2014

    The City of Asheville Water Resources Department has reported a water interruption on Bull Mountain Road from Campground Road to Riceville Road due to a main line repair in the East District. The anticipated time of repair is 4:00 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.



    august 25, 2014

    Update:   Road has been reopened as of 6:30 pm August 25, 2014

    emergency road closure:   buchanan avenue from mccormick place to buchanan place _12:30 pm to 6:00 pm_ today



    august 25, 2014

    Update:  Road has been reopened as of 2:30 pm August 25, 2014

    emergency road closure:  howland road _from sunset trail to  end of howland road_ will be closed 11: am to 4:00 pm today




    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.



     august 28, 2014  from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am on august 29, 2014

    Water interruption is scheduled for Underwood Road and surrounding areas (South District) from 10:00 PM Thursday evening to 6:00 AM Friday morning. This interruption of service is due to a contractor tie in. 



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