The City of Pineville has shut down its water system due to a large leak draining the city’s water towers, presumably to due flood waters.
The length of the period of outage is unknown.
The water was turned on Friday evening (March 24) between 8 p.m. -9 p.m. for urgent use and for water service users to fill tubs or buckets for flushing , if possible.
The water will be turned on today (Saturday, March 25) between 8 a.m. -12 noon to try and find the leak once the flood waters have receded.
A boil order will be in effect until further notice.
The City will post more updates on its Facebook page as warranted. .
City officials say no one will be staffing the City of Pineville phone lines this weekend.
Anyone happening to see a leak when out and about, is asked please message the City of Pineville Facebook page or contact the non-emergency number.