ATLANTA - The City of Atlanta has lifted the boil-water advisory issued for all areas of Atlanta and Fulton County, including the Mechanicsville neighborhood and the Campbellton-Fairburn Road areas. Water may now be used for all purposes without boiling, city officials said.
According to a statement released Saturday, city officials said that additional samples taken in these two isolated areas confirmed there was no contamination of the public water system. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has been notified.
Customers included in the affected area were advised to boil water for one minute past a rolling boil before using it for cooking, drinking or brushing teeth.
The initial advisory areas include Cabbagetown, Edgewood, Old Fourth Ward, West End, Peoplestown, Reynoldstown, Mechanicsville, Summerhill, Edgewood, Avon Avenue and South Fulton County.
Coca-Cola management decided it could not wait for the city of Atlanta to resolve its water pressure issues. The firm told office staff to leave and work from home on Thursday.
The morning water pressure issues made it nearly impossible to maintain sanitary conditions in the restroom. Plus, they could not prepare the in-house café to open.