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Water valve replacement on S. Thompson Street and W. Warren Street on Tuesday, January 16th

Post Date:01/12/2018 2:48 PM

The City of Shelby will be installing a replacement water valve on S. Thompson St. & W. Warren St. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm; weather permitting. Expect temporary water outages on Thompson St. (between Graham St. and Warren St. Curb) and on Warren St. (between Thompson St. and 600 block of W. Warren St.) during this time. The City appreciates your cooperation with this critical infrastructure improvement. If you have any questions, please contact Customer Services at 704-484-6866.


If you experience discolored water after this time:

· Turn on your faucets and if you encounter discolored water, run cold water for a few minutes allowing new water to work its way into your pipes. If the water is not clear, wait a few more minutes and check again. In some cases, there may be slight discoloration for a few hours. This discoloration only affects the appearance of the water; it does not affect the taste or water quality.

· Avoid washing laundry until the water runs clear at the tap, then wash a load of dark clothes first.

· If pressure or volume seems low, check your faucet screens for trapped particles.

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