DECATUR, Ga.— Crews are working locate and isolate the source of a large water main break on Buford Highway which is causing low water pressure in the area.

A break has occurred in a 48-inch transmission main near 5718 Buford NE Highway, Doraville.

Currently, there is no water at the DeKalb County Police Department Headquarters in Tucker.

The county’s fire department is working with other agencies to address low water pressure along Buford highway.

The watershed customer service line is busy. Customers should check with for updates.

While DeKalb County’s water plant is pumping at capacity, the plant is exeriencing low pressure.

In an abundance of caution for our citizens and to protect the public from any potential health hazards, residents in the affected area are being asked to boil water for at least one minute after water comes to a rolling boil prior to drinking, cooking or preparing baby food. 

Residents are advised to conserve water.

More information will be communicated as available. For more information, contact the DeKalb County Watershed Department at 770-270-6243.