January 27, 2020
Customers no longer need to boil tap water before consuming
HOPEWELL, Va. (January 27, 2020, 5 p.m.) – Virginia American Water has LIFTED the boil water advisory that was issued as a precautionary measure for customers in its Hopewell district, which includes the City of Hopewell, as well as the subdivisions of New Birchett Estates, Cedar Creek, Cedar Creek West, Stratford Woods and Mullberry Woods in Prince George County. The results from samples taken from the water system meet all state and federal water quality standards.
The boil water advisory was issued on Saturday, January 25 following a drop in water pressure due to an interruption of power at Virginia American Water’s Hopewell treatment facility.
Customers no longer need to boil their water, but they should flush household pipes, ice makers, water fountains, etc. prior to using for drinking or cooking, usin...