Water back on in Petersburg; continue boiling for 24 hours

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg Public Works has turned the water back on, but they are still warning customers to boil the water for the next 24 hours.

Crews say once the water is on, people may see a discoloration. Continue to boil your water for the next 24 hours.

Walnut Hill Elementary School closed Tuesday, and Petersburg High School and Vernon Johns Jr. High School dismissed early because of the water main break.

4,500 customers, including businesses, had little to no water.

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