BYRON, Georgia — Water for the city of Bryon was restored last night, but the boil order is still in effect.
Tiffany Sandefer with Byron Building, Planning and Zoning says the community will be notified when the boil order is lifted.
Update 10:16 a.m.:
The city of Byron has issued a boil order for any customers who experienced a loss of water or low pressure today.
According to a release from the city, a large main break overnight caused pressure to drop for customers west of I-75 and Highway 49.
The order states:
"In order to protect the public from a potential health hazard, all citizens that have experienced water outages and/or low water pressures are advised to “boil” all water prior to use for drinking, cooking, or preparing baby food. The water should be boiled for at least one minute after reaching a rolling boil. Citizens should continue to boil their water until they are notified by their drinking water utility that the water system has been restored to full operation, and that the microbiological quality of the water in the distribution system is safe for human consumption."
Repair work is still going on. We'll post updates on water restoration efforts and the boil order here.
Update 7:39 a.m.:
Some people in Byron were in for a surprise when they woke up this morning. Many are dealing with either no water, or low pressure.
(Note: The photo with this story is a file photo from a past water main break in Byron).
A person with the fire department says a water main broke overnight.
Crews are working to repair it right now.
They believe the break is over around Dunbar Road, but is affecting a wider area.
Right now they aren't sure how long it will take the repair crews to make the repair and restore normal service.
The break comes at a time at that many cities in central Georgia are dealing with drought conditions.
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