Hopewell City Public Schools closed Monday due to boil water notice

The Tri-Cities

HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — Hopewell City Public Schools will be closed Monday due to a boil water advisory expected to last 30-40 hours.

Hopewell schools said students should not report to school Monday, Jan. 27. However, teachers and staff are expected to be on time, the school system announced via Twitter.

City officials said the Virginia American Water Company is experiencing a power outage at their water treatment plant, which is causing residents to experience low water pressure or no water.

A boil water advisory was issued for residents of Hopewell and surrounding subdivisions.

Bottled water will be available for residents Sunday, January 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and continuing Monday, January 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hopewell High School located at 400 S. Mesa Drive.

Tuesday, Jan. 28 will remain a teacher workday.

Stay with 8News for updates on the Hopewell boil water notice.


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