Alerts
By: Sutton StokesSeptember 28, 2021

9/28: S. Elkins Water Outage

Water system employees responding to broken service lines have closed valves in South Elkins until repairs can be completed. Customers throughout the circled area in the below map may have low or no pressure. Repairs may take as long as 6 hours.

Announcements, Fire Department, hydrant flushing, Water Department

Hydrant Flushing Starts May 28

Starting Tuesday, Elkins Water Board employees will be opening fire hydrants to flush out city water lines. During this time, it will be normal to see unattended fire hydrants spraying water under pressure. Customers may experience temporary discoloration that should clear up […]

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Announcements, Boil Water Notices, Press Release, Water Department

3/7/2024 – Boil Water Notice in Downtown Elkins

UPDATE – Elkins W. Va., March 8, 2024: Boil Water Notice in the 3rd St. block of downtown Elkins is LIFTED after lab testing found no contamination. ========== Elkins W. Va., March 7, 2024: Water system personnel have repaired a water line […]

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Announcements, Boil Water Notices, Press Release, Water Department

3/5/2024 – Boil Water Notice on 10th St.

UPDATE – Elkins W. Va., March 7, 2024: Boil Water Notice on 10th St. LIFTED after lab testing found no contamination. ========== Elkins W. Va., March 5, 2024: Water system personnel are responding to a damaged fire hydrant on 10th St. A […]

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Boil Water Notices, Water Board, Water Department

UPDATE: Boil Water Near Lavallette LIFTED

Update as of 8/24, 8:19 a.m.: Boil Water Notice near Livingston, Lavallette, Taylor, 13th has been LIFTED. Lab testing found no contamination. =============================== Water system personnel are responding to a water leak in a service line in the 1400 block of Lavallette […]

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Water Board, Water Department, water treatment plant

Elkins Water Board Recommends Emergency Rate Increase

The Elkins Water Board has recommended an emergency rate increase of 32 percent for city water customers, and the Elkins council could approve the increase as soon as September 15. This increase, which is essential for the utility to avoid insolvency in […]

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Water Board, Water Department

Leak Investigation near Children’s Home

Update at 6:32 a.m.: The leak has been isolated without affecting other customers. Barring failure of the valve to this line, it should be possible to proceed with repairs without an outage in the area. =========== Elkins Water Board employees are responding […]

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