UPDATE: Water service restored in West Point; boil water advisory still in effect

WEST POINT, GA (WTVM) – Water service has been restored in West Point, but a boil water advisory is still underway following a major water main break.

According to a West Point official, at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday a water operator noticed more water was being consumed than he could keep up with, and utility crews discovered a leak and opened the hole.

"The City apologizes for any inconvenience during this time and repairs are in progress," the City of West Point stated in a Facebook post.

The city is urging residents to boil water for three to five minutes and allow it to cool before consuming it.

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