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Winter storm update (Thursday, February 25, 2021)

The Caddo Sheriff’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and the City of Shreveport will distribute water at noon on Friday, February 26, at the following locations. 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)

In other announcements:

•            Water pressure has been restored to all parts of the city and some areas of Greenwood. There are a few isolated spots with lower pressure that the Water Department is working on, but those areas do have access to some water.

•            The Department is filling elevated tanks which will further stabilize the system.

•            If residents do not have water, they should contact the City by phone, text, or online at https://shreveportla.gov.

•            The City began gathering water samples in the main pressure zone at noon today.  The Water               Department has completed numerous investigative samples with good results. Those samples  have been sent to the Louisiana Department of Health, and a decision from the state on lifting the boil advisory in most areas of the city is expected by tomorrow.

  •  The boil advisory in Vivian was lifted today by the Department of Health.
  • The Caddo Parish Health Unit on Creswell will reopen on Friday, February 26.

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

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