Shreveport shutting off water Tuesday night at Fairfield & Jordan | Business
Shreveport crews will begin repairing a water main Tuesday evening at 5:30 near the intersection of Fairfield Avenue and Jordan Street. The Water and Sewage Department says the water will be cut off for five to six hours.
Several buildings and at least two blocks will lose their water. This includes the State Building on the southeast corner of the intersection, the Circle K which sits on the northeast corner, and the 800 and 900 blocks of Jordan, which includes St. Berchmans Church and school and the First Presbyterian Church and Daycare.
After the water main is repaired, the area will under a boil advisory until further notice.
The city says all consumers need to disinfect their water before consuming it (including fountain drinks), making ice, brushing teeth, or using it for food preparation or rinsing of foods. Boil water for one minute in a clean container. The one minute starts after the water has been brought to a rolling boil. The flat taste can be eliminated by shaking the water in a clean bottle or pouring it from one clean container to another.
As soon as the city gets good results back from the testing, the boil advisory will be lifted.
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