Boil Water Notice for several communities in Haymarket area following water main break

A water main break in Prince William County has caused a Boil Water Notice to be put into place in several communities in the Haymarket area.

The Prince William County Service Authority notified resident on Tuesday of the advisory. Residents in communities located north of Virginia Gateway/Atlas Walk are being asked to boil tap water or to use bottled water for drinking and cooking purposes as a safety precaution.

The county says the notice will remain in effect for a minimum of 48 hours while water quality testing is done.

Affected communities include (among others):

Heritage Hunt
Dominion Valley
Virginia Oaks
Town of Haymarket
Heritage Farms
Villages at Piedmont
Hopewell's Landing
Heathcoate Commons
Gates Mill
Parks at Piedmont

Officials at affected schools in Prince William County will have bottled water available. Students are advised to bring extra bottled water for personal use.

Schools in affected area are:

Battlefield HS
Bull Run MS
Reagan MS
Gravely ES
Alvey ES
Mountain View ES
Haymarket ES
Buckland Mills ES
Tyler ES

Read the full Boil Water Notice: