North Fork project to disrupt Asheville water Nov. 8-9, Nov. 22

North Fork project to disrupt Asheville water Nov. 8-9, Nov. 22

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As the City of Asheville moves into the final phase of the North Fork Waterline Bypass Project, we want to let everyone know about key dates for the final installations.

This phase of the project involves a tie-in to a 36-inch transmission line very near the source at the dam.  To do this, Water Resources will need to turn off a section of one of two large waterlines overnight for a 7- to 10-hour period starting at 11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, and ending during the morning of Saturday, Nov. 9. While this is not expected to result in an outage, it may result in lower water pressure. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our customers. However, the timing of a Friday night into Saturday morning is designed to minimize water loss impacts the largest number of customers…

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