Cleveland issues boil water notice

  • Area affected by boil water notice
    Area affected by boil water notice

UPDATE: The boil water notice has been lifted as of Saturday, Oct. 19, according to the City of Cleveland.

The City of Cleveland issued a boil water notice Friday morning related to a 6-inch water main break.

City water customers affected are in the service areas of White Street, Old Blairsville Road, Kenimer Street and the north end of Wilford Ash Parkway. White County Middle School is closed on Friday, Oct. 18 because of the water main break.

Residents and businesses in this area will notice loss of water or water pressure while the line is being repaired, according to the notice, which is required by the state Environmental Protection Division when water pressure drops below 20 PSI (pounds per square inch).  

Water needs to be boiled until the city lifts the notice. It will notify local media as soon as test results are received. Boiled water is for drinking purposes or bottled water can be used until bacteriological samples can be collected and tested.