City of Shreveport water expected to be fully restored by Tuesday

City of Shreveport water expected to be fully restored by Tuesday
(Source: KSLA)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport’s Water Department is making progress in getting service restored to all of its customers.

The city says nearly 10,000 customers still have below minimum water service. This is after nearly 70,000 customers were without water during the back-to-back winter storms.

Crews are still working around the clock to restore water. Water is expected to be fully restored by Tuesday. Feb. 23. Most customers should have some water service before then.

The city is still under a boil advisory until further notice.

The Louisiana Rural Water Association is assisting the city look for burst pipes. If you spot a leak or need a water main turned off, call 318-673-7600.

Meantime, Bossier Parish residents will be able to pick up bottled water at various sites while supplies last. Residents in these areas can pick up water at the towns of Benton, Plain Dealing and Haughton.

Also, water will be available at the North East Fire District, the East 80 Fire District #1 and South Bossier Fire District #2 until supplies are exhausted.

In Bossier City, bottled water will be distributed Monday from 7 a.m. while supplies last. Distribution will be at the Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd. Residents will be limited to one case of water.

Caddo Parish & Shreveport officials & volunteers are handing out free cases of water across the parish.

Posted by Destinee Patterson KSLA on Sunday, February 21, 2021

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