List of closures after major Buford Highway water main break

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A major water main break along Buford Highway is leaving homes and businesses in the area with anything from low water pressure to no water at all on Wednesday morning.

The water shortage is forcing many local businesses, schools and government offices to close until the outage is fixed.

RELATED: Massive water main break affecting schools, homes & businesses in DeKalb County

Here is a list of everything has announced closures or delays due to the break at this time:


  • Arepa Mia: Avondale Estates restaurant closed until further notice.
  • DeKalb Medical Wellness Center: Closed for Wednesday.
  • Eat Me Speak Me: Closed for Wednesday
  • Emory Healthcare: Clinics A, B, and C on its Clifton Campus, clinics located in the 1525 Building on Clifton Road are closed. Emory Clinics in Tucker, Dunwoody, North Decatur Road in Decatur, Ponce de Leon in Decatur, Family Practice Associates in Dunwoody are also closed.
  • Emory Healthcare's Infusion Centers and Radiation Oncology will be contacted patients directly regarding their appointments.
  • Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital: Surgical cases are canceled.
  • Green Love Kitchen: Closed on Wednesday.
  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers: Decatur restaurant closed for lunch.
  • My Parent's Basement: Closed until further notice on Wednesday.
  • Northlake Mall: Opening at noon on Wednesday.
  • Perimeter Mall: Will be closed until service is restored.
  • Piece of Cake Decatur: Closed on Wednesday.
  • Victory Sandwich Bar: Decatur restaurant closed temporarily.

​​ Government

  • Atlanta VA Regional Benefits Office: Closing at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
  • Brookhaven City Hall: Closing at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. The Planning Commission work session and meetings are also canceled.
  • DeKalb County Board of Commissioners: Committee of the Whole, Finance, Audit and Budget Committee, and Public Works and Infrastructure Committee meetings canceled for Wednesday.
  • DeKalb County Board of Health: All locations closed for Wednesday.
  • DeKalb County government offices: Closing at 11 a.m. for Wednesday.
  • DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs recreation centers: Closed for after-school programs Wednesday. DeKalb County Senior Centers: All locations closing at noon for Wednesday
  • DeKalb WorkSource’s Returning Citizens Expo: Canceled for Wednesday and will be rescheduled. 
  • Exchange Recreation Center: Closing at noon on Wednesday.


  • Chamblee Charter High School: Releasing at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday.
  • Chamblee Middle School: Releasing at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday.
  • City of Decatur Schools: Closed for Wednesday. Athletics and after-school activities are still being evaluated.
  • Emory University: Druid Hill campus closing at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. The Yerkes Gwinnett and Oxford College campuses will remain open. 
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College: The DeKalb campus and Starnes Center are closed for Wednesday. The South DeKalb campus is remaining open.
  • Huntley Hills Elementary School: Releasing at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.