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There is a water main break that occurred this morning (February 20, 2017) on North Howard Street near INOVA Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia. No report that the hospital is affected.

All lanes blocked in this area. The only access to the hospital from N. Howard Street is to continue along N. Jordan Street, then a right on Seminary Road to the hospital which will be on the right.


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There is a water main break that occurred this afternoon (August 3, 2016) on N. Peyton Street between Princess Street and Oronoco Street in the Parker Gray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.


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This is an update to this post. As we told you first, Virginia American Water had issued a boil water advisory for the Landmark and Van Dorn neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia surrounding last week ‘s massive water main break.

Now, the advisory has been lifted on Sunday morning.

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As readers know, Edsall Road between S. Van Dorn and S. Whiting near I-395 remains closed Thursday while crews finish repairing last night’s MAJOR water main break in Alexandria, Virginia.

Work is almost complete on repairs to the water main as well as the two broken valves in the immediate vicinity of the break. However, crews still must finish repairing the roadway after the repairs to the water main are complete. Expect Edsall Road to remain CLOSED through the beginning of the evening rush hour.

Now, Virginia American Water has issued this boiling water advisory for the immediate area around Edsall Road

Almost finished repairs. If you are still without water now, we anticipate water to be back on between 3 and 4 pm today.

When it comes back on, if you live at Landmark Terrace, Alexandria Station, Stanton Place or Cascade at Landmark please boil your water first before drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, bathing, and food preparation. bring to a full boil for a minimum of one minute, then cool before use. Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms that may be present in the water.

Once the system recovers, we will be collecting water quality samples in the area of the outage. You will receive another message from us letting you know when this advisory is over.

For more information, call us at 1-800-452-6863.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to ensure the integrity of the system and the quality of the water. Please share this information with all other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly. Thank you for your patience and cooperation as we work to ensure the integrity of the system and the quality of the water.

Map of affected area.

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Virginia American Water is working several water main breaks in Alexandria, Virginia today (Thursday, February, 11, 2016). Expect water outages, road closures, and possible delays.

Alex – we are working several main breaks today in the City, including on Dominion Mill, Jordan, Farm, Devon, Oakcrest…

Posted by Virginia American Water on Thursday, February 11, 2016

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Expect road closures and water shut off due to water main break

Terrett Avenue in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia is experiencing a water main break on Sunday, January 24.


This is a developing story, check back for updates…

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UPDATE (8:34 a.m.):: Followers are reporting that one (1) lane each way is now getting by around the water main break. Expect DELAYS in this area until the break is repaired.


Due to a water main break in the 3600 block, Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia is CLOSED this morning in both directions between Fort Williams Parkway and Wheeler Avenue (just west of N. Quaker Lane).

Please avoid the area this morning.

You can use North Quaker Lane to Seminary Road to North Jordan Street to get around the closure. If Wheeler Avenue is OPEN, you can also use Wheeler Avenue as well.

For questions about water service, please call Virginia American Water at 800.452.6863. We will update the post as more become available.

Alex – we are at Duke St and Normandy Hills to repair a break. Lanes are currently closed as we work to valve it off. More to come.

Posted by Virginia American Water on Monday, January 4, 2016

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