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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



    September 30, 2014: 

    water interruption:   mount Vernon circle (north district)  etr 6:00 pm

    Update:   Water service has been restored as of 4:15 pm September 30, 2014

    The City of Asheville Water Resources Department has reported a water interruption on Mount Vernon Circle, from Lake Shore Drive to Mount Vernon Place also to include North of Colonial Place, due to a main line repair (North District). The anticipated time of repair is 6:00 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.





    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 6, 2014:   water interruption on emma road  8:00 am to 6:00 pm

    The water interruption on Emma Road, from Bingham Road to Craven Street, and surrounding areas (West District) is from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on September 29. Water will be interrupted due to Contractor tie in.









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