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Winter storm update (Wednesday, February 24, 2021)

The Caddo Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, city, and parish governmental agencies will distribute water in Shreveport and Caddo Parish on Thursday, February 25, at the following locations.  All locations will open at noon with the exception of Southern University in Shreveport, which will open at 10 a.m. Each vehicle is limited to one case of water.

Shreveport:

Youree Drive Middle School (enter from Carroll Street)

Southern Hills Elementary School (enter from Kingston Road)

C.E. Byrd High School (enter from Gladstone Boulevard)

Huntington High School (enter from Rasberry Lane)

Independence Stadium/State Fairgrounds (enter from Greenwood Avenue)

Rural Caddo (all close at 3 p.m.):

Vivian Public Works Camp - 108 Finley Dr.

Springridge Public Works Camp - 11928 Greenwood-Springridge Rd

Caddo Parish Fleet Services – 1701 Monty St

Southern University at Shreveport (10a.m.) - 3050 Dr Martin Luther King Dr 

In other announcements:

  • The Water Department has restored water service to most of the city, except for a few isolated areas.
  • Now it is critically important to find out who still does not have water. The City is asking those still without water to text “NO WATER” to (318) 383-2658.
  • The hospitals have sufficient pressure to operate and the Water Department will be increasing the pressure to them throughout the day.
  • The Water Department is preparing to take water samples and hope to lift the boil advisory by Saturday.
  • Customers are asked to conserve water.
  • Please submit winter storm damage information to the state at DAMAGE.LA.GOV. This information will be submitted to FEMA to assess potential aid for our area.
  • The deadline for 2021 Occupational License  Tax payments is being extended from February 28, 2021 until March 15, 2021, due to the lengthy office closure.
  • Caddo Parish Juvenile Court will resume on Thursday.
  • Caddo Parish Health Unit on Creswell will be closed on Thursday.
  • Shreveport City Court will reopen and resume normal operations on Thursday at 8:00 a.m.

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Cindy Chadwick at (318) 681-0666

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