Boil-Water Notice in effect for area near Downtown Leesburg

The City of Leesburg Public Works Department has issued a Mandatory Boil-Water Notice for some homes and businesses.

The particular areas affected are:

  • The area between North 13th Street to Thomas Avenue (east to west) and from Center Street and Montclair Road to Vine Street (north to south). 
  • Silver Point Apartments
  • The Crossings

Officials recommended that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth, or washing dishes is boiled. Hold the water at a rolling boil for at least one minute before using it.

They also say that the boil-water notice will remain in effect until two consecutive days of a Bacteriological Survey shows that the water if safe to drink. The City will provide notification when the Boil-Water Notice has been rescinded.

The notice is in effect for any home or business that experienced a loss in water service or a severe drop in water pressure. 

The notice was announced following the repair of a water main break in the water distribution system connected to the elevated water tower located on North College Street between West Main Street and High Street.