Birmingham Water Works Board issues boil water alert

Birmingham Water Works Board issues boil water alert

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Birmingham Water Works Board crews at the scene of the water main break. Source: Jamie Johnston Birmingham Water Works Board crews at the scene of the water main break. Source: Jamie Johnston
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

The Birmingham Water Works has issued a boil water alert after a water main break along Highway 78 in Forestdale.

Workers are out now repairing the 16-inch break and expect to complete work around 11 p.m. Wednesday. They say the break has decreased water pressure in several areas.

As a precaution, the BWWB has issued a boil water alert for the following areas until further notice. Residents should boil water for 10 minutes and let it cool before drinking. The water is considered safe for other purposes.

Cities and Towns:

• Adamsville

• Graysville

• West Jefferson

Neighborhoods:

• Crumly Chapel

• Forestdale

• Forestview Estates

• Hazelwood

• Hillview

• Huntington Hills

• Pratt City communities off of Pratt Highway

• Republic

• Sandusky

• Union Grove

• Westwood

Streets, including those adjacent to:

• Blackmon Circle

• Cedarcrest Drive

• Cherry Avenue, west of Brandy Lane

• Heflin Avenue

• Tomahawk Drive

• Tower Drive

• Trailridge Drive

• US Hwy-78 west of Chickasaw Drive

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·         Crumly Chapel

·         Forestdale

·         Forestview Estates

·         Hazelwood

·         Hillview

·         Huntington Hills

·         Pratt City communities off of Pratt Highway

·         Republic

·         Sandusky

·         Union Grove

·         Westwood

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