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Albemarle County neighborhoods urged to boil tap water, restrict use until further notice

Crystal Graham
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The Albemarle County Service Authority is advising customers along Route 29 to boil all tap water used for drinking and cooking.

The service authority is also asking customers to restrict water use until further notice.

The advisory is due to a water main break south of Camelot Drive.

Households may also use bottled water.

Advice for boiling water

  • Bring tap water to a rolling boil, boil for one minute, and cool before using.
  • Boiled water should be used for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth and preparing food until further notice.
  • Alternatively use bottled water for drinking or cooking use.

Affected areas

  • Hollymead Town Center (commercial and residential)
  • Forest Springs Mobile Home Park
  • Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport
  • Berkmar Landing Apartments
  • Deerwood Subdivision
  • North Fork Research Park
  • Timberwood Square
  • Rivers Edge Lane
  • North Pointe
  • Proffit Road Townhomes
  • Forest Lakes Commercial
  • Willow Glen
  • Airport Acres
  • Dickerson Road
  • Airport Road
  • Northside Drive
  • Quail Run
  • Hunterstand Court
  • Gateway Circle
  • Dobleann Drive
  • Moubry Lane
  • Worth Crossing
  • Forest Grove

ACSA will advise all customers when the boil water advisory has been lifted.

For further information, visit ACSA’s website or call (434) 977-4511.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.