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Water pressure restored after service interruptions in Downtown Lynchburg

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LYNCHBURG (WSLS 10) - The City of Lynchburg says water pressure should be returning to normal after residents experienced service interruption Wednesday morning.

The city says the interruption was due to a problem that occurred earlier this morning with two projects in the area.

According to Tim Mitchell, Director of Water Resources, crews working on the water system in the area of Seventh and Main Streets had closed water valves in order to continue the construction projects in the area.  Apparently, another water valve elsewhere in the system is also closed that should not be, resulting in the unforeseen disruption in service. Crews have reopened the valves and water service should be restored.

The city says customers may still experience some pressure fluctuations or slight discoloration in the water initially and should let the cold water run for a short while to clear it.

For more information please contact Water Resources at (434) 455-4250.