There has been a major water main break inside the City of Eatonton. Water service for residences and businesses who utilize the Eatonton Putnam Water Authority throughout the City of Eatonton is expected to be interrupted for at least the next 9 hours and the interruption of service may extend for longer period of time.
It will be necessary to boil all water that is to be consumed by humans when service is restored for at least a period of 36 hours.
All residents and businesses should refrain from starting any fires during this water outage.
All Putnam County Schools and Gatewood Schools will be closed tomorrow (Thursday, March 3).
We will keep you advised as this situation develops further.
Sheriff Howard R. Sills
Putnam County, Georgia
Eatonton, GA 31024-3637