The City of Lake Charles Water Division has scheduled a planned water outage beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14, to allow for repairs to a 12-inch valve and a pair of 2-inch valves recently damaged by contractors working in the area.

The affected areas are as follows:

  • Center Street, between Tulane Street and College Manor
  • Harvard Street, between Gayle and Tulane Streets
  • Madeline Street, between Common and Harvard Streets
  • Auburn Street, between Tulane Street and College Manor
  • Gayle Street, between Common and Kirkman Streets
  • College Manor, between Common Street and College Heights
  • College Heights between College Manor and Gayle Street

The planned outage is expected to affect approximately 150 customers and weather permitting, is expected to be complete by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14.

Officials with the City of Lake Charles Water Division do expect to issue a boil advisory for the area once water service is re-established. The impacted customers will be notified by Water Division personnel and through additional releases to local media outlets.