Temporary water outage causes two schools to close on JAN 11

The City of Natchitoches would like to notify the public that a temporary water outage is planned for the following areas in the City of Natchitoches on Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 8 am – 4 pm. Water will be unavailable at this time.

The water outage will affect the following areas:

Welch St. from Sabine St. to Gold St. and all areas going West to Dixie St. in the Breda Town community. Natchitoches Jr. High, LP Vaughn School, and the Outpatient Medical Center on Breazeale Springs St.

Due to this temporary water outage Natchitoches Junior High—Frankie Ray Jackson School and L.P. Vaughn Elementary School will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 11 and will resume classes as normal on Thursday, Jan. 12.

During the outage, contractors will be disconnecting existing water lines and tying in new water lines. Once water is restored in those areas customers will be under a boil advisory.

The city will collect samples in the affected areas to confirm the water remains safe for consumption. You will be promptly advised of the sampling results.