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Boil water notice in Chatham recinded following water leak

Officials said the water is safe for consumption now

Boil water notice still in effect
Boil water notice still in effect


The boil water notice for some residents in Pittsylvania has been lifted after over a weak.

Officials from the Town of Chatham have corrected the problem that stemmed from a water line bursting. The water line was fixed soon after the fact, but officials said they wanted to put the boil water notice in effect as a safety precaution.

They said the water is safe for consumption now.


The Town of Chatham as well as some parts of Pittsylvania County are being told by officials to continue preserving water after a major leak Thursday.

This comes after flooding in the Cherrystone Creek area caused debris to break a section of a water line belonging to Chatham.

A boil water notice is in effect for residents ranging from Davis Road in Chatham through Tightsqueeze area and along Dry Fork and Pleasant Gap Roads.

According to Pittsylvania County Public Safety, Chatham plans to begin repairing the line Friday morning, and customers are asked to continue preserving water in the meantime.

Below is an approximate map of what areas are affected:

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