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Update:  01-14-18 9:20 a.m.

This is a public service announcement from the Shepherdstown Water Department for water customers affected by the East End water main break. The Boil Water Advisory that was implemented due to the water main break has been lifted and is no longer in effect.  Please call the Shepherdstown Water Department at 3 0 4-8 7 6-2 3 9 4 with any questions.  The Shepherdstown Water Department apologizes for any inconvenience and would like to thank you for your patience.


Update:  01-12-18  5:49 p.m.

The water leak has been repaired.  For any customers that experienced a loss of water, please continue to boil your water prior to consumption.  Any customers who experience sediment in the water lines (cloudy, muddy water) please run your water from the cold tap until it clears.  The boil water advisory will remain in effect until the Jefferson County Health Department can test the water which can take up to 72 hours.  Please contact the Shepherdstown Water Department at 304-876-2394 with any questions.  Thank you for you patience while this difficult water leak was repaired.


This is a public service message from the Shepherdstown Water Department.  A water main leak has been discovered in the east end of town.  The leak is currently being repaired. Customers in the East End of Town beginning with King Street and going eastward may experience an interruption in their water service. This includes King Street, Princess Street, Mill Street, Ray Street, College Street, Washington Street, Mill Street, German Street, High Street,  Ridge Valley Court and Route 230. Once your water service is restored, a boil water advisory will be in effect.  Boil water for three minutes before consuming.  The advisory will be in effect until further notice.  Updates will be provided as they are received and will be posted on our website at and our Facebook page. Please call 3 0 4 - 8 7 6 - 2 3 9 4 with any questions you may have.  Thank you.