Water service restored in Vinton
VINTON—Vinton Town Manager Chris Lawrence has issued a press release stating that as of 3:00 p.m. on July 2, the Town of Vinton’s Public Works Department has restored operations to the pumps servicing the Falling Creek, Wolf Creek, Victoria Meadows, and Chestnut Mountain subdivisions.
Over the next 2-6 hours, residents will see the water service to their homes restored. All residents are asked to practice strict conservation measures over the next 24 hours as water is completely restored to the water tanks. They are asked to only use water for necessities and not to use water for lawn irrigation, car washing, etc. Residents may see water flowing out of fire hydrants as the lines are flushed.
A boil notice remains in effect ONLY for those affected areas in Falling Creek, Wolf Creek, Victoria Meadows, and Chestnut Mountain. No other areas of the town are affected by this notice. All other areas may continue to use water as normal. This notice will remain in effect until otherwise notified by the Virginia Department of Health. The Town will be conducting daily testing of the water and submitting it to the Health Department.
The Town will continue to provide bulk potable water and bottled drinking water at the War Memorial, on Tuesday, July 3, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
The Cooling Shelter operating at the Vinton Senior Center will close at 9:00 p.m. tonight, July 2, and will not reopen on July 3. Anyone who still needs shelter assistance is directed to the Roanoke Civic Center.
Public Works crews will continue throughout the week picking up and chipping trees and other vegetative debris. No service will be provided on July 4, due to the holiday. Wednesday trash will be picked up on Thursday. Bulk pick-up has been delayed until next week and will resume on Monday, July 9th.
For more information, please visit www.vintonva.gov, or call 540-983-0607.