UPDATE: City of Tallulah says water has been re-established to many customers; Boil advisory in place

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UPDATE: (4:00 PM)– The City of Tallulah posted an update on their Facebook saying, “Citizens, water has been re-established to many of our customers. Please remember WE ARE UNDER A BOIL ADVISORY and water MUST be boiled before consumption and/or usage. I want everyone to know that I appreciate your patience and we continue to work towards a long-term solution to our water issues in Tallulah.”

We will continue to update this story as we receive new information.


UPDATE: (1:56 PM) — An update from the Mayor’s Office says Tallulah Water customers can expect the outage to last well into the evening.

Once water has been restored, there will be a boil advisory until further notice.

We will continue to update this story as we receive new information.


TALLULAH — According to the Mayor, the City of Tallulah is experiencing a water outage.

The mayor says crews are currently troubleshooting the problem.

Once water has been restored, the city will be under a boil advisory until further notice.

We reached out to the Mayor’s Office for a statement.

According to representative Yvonne Lewis, they believe the water plant is having a communication issue between the high service pump and one of the elevated tanks.

Water is expected to be restored later today and the city will remain under a boil advisory for a minimum of 24 hours.

The Mayor’s Office says customers MUST boil water before use.

This is a developing story that we will update as soon as we receive new information.

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