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Boil Water Notice Lifted
The City of Atlanta has now lifted the boil-water advisory issued on Monday, December 3, for all areas. Samples taken in these areas confirmed there was no contamination of the public water system. Water may be used for all purposes without boiling.
Subject: Boil Water Advisory Lifted
Date: December 4, 2018 at 3:22:19 PM EST
Atlanta Public Schools Campus Messenger: The boil water advisory from the City of Atlanta issued on Monday, Dec. 3 has been lifted as of 1 p.m. today! According to the City, samples taken in all areas confirmed there was no contamination to the public water system. Water may now be used for all purposes without boiling and no further action is needed. Atlanta Public Schools facilities staff has begun opening up water sources for student and staff use in the impacted locations, and the District will follow normal operations tomorrow, Wednesday, December 5th.
Subject: Update on City of Atlanta Boil Water Advisory
Date: December 3, 2018 at 7:55:38 PM EST
Atlanta Public Schools Campus Messenger: Atlanta Public Schools Families and Staff, APS has received additional information from the City of Atlanta, clarifying the locations impacted by the boil water order. Click the link http://bit.ly/COABoilWaterSites for a list of APS schools and facilities within the geographic region identified by the City http://bit.ly/COABoilWaterMap on this map. APS schools and facilities within the impacted zone will continue to abide by the City’s boil water order. That order remains in effect until further notice from the City. APS schools and facilities outside of the impacted zone will follow normal operating procedures. Our Operations team has secured bottles of water and, because of the volume of water, plans to distribute those bottles to schools tomorrow in two shipments. We anticipate the first delivery to elementary schools at 6 a.m. and a subsequent delivery to middle schools and high schools by 10 a.m. Out of a continued abundance of caution, our Department of Nutrition will provide pre-packaged, ready-to-eat meals tomorrow at the schools impacted by the boil water order. If your child attends a school within the impacted zone, we encourage you to send your child to school tomorrow with water. APS will maintain normal operations tomorrow, Tuesday, December 4th, and we will continue to monitor this situation and keep you updated on any further developments.
Subject: Boil Water Advisory City of Atlanta
Date: December 3, 2018 at 1:58:44 PM EST
Atlanta Public Schools Campus Messenger: Good afternoon APS Families and Staff, The City of Atlanta has issued a citywide boil water advisory today in an abundance of caution due to low water pressure at the Hemphill Pump Station. We are aware of water issues at approximately two dozen APS schools and we have notified all APS schools not to serve water to students until further notice. We are currently sending bottled water out to the schools affected. APS food service was not impacted, and we will maintain normal school operations today. We will be in touch with you as more information becomes available from the City.
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