ALERTS

No Active Advisories

There are no active advisories at this time.

LEAK FIXED

We were able to repair the leak without turning the water off. 

Water Leak

We have a water leak on Hwy 112.  We will be turning water off near 7141 Hwy 112.  This will only affect customers from 7141 Hwy 112 down towards the school. 

Boil Advisory

All boil advisories for EMC Water have been lifted.

Boil Advisory

We are issuing a boil advisory for Sunset Road starting at Potato Farm Road and East River Rd. 

East River

We have a main line leak on East River Rd. Houses from Strother's Crossing to Tattoo Rd will be with out water. Once water is restored there will be a boil advisory issued. 

Water Leak

We are in the process of repairing a water leak on Hwy 461. Customers from Strother's Crossing to Goodman Branch Bridge are without water and will be under a boil advisory until further notice.

Suspected leak

We suspect that we have a substantial water leak on our system somewhere but we are having trouble locating it. If anyone happens to see water running or are experiencing low water pressure please notify us at 318-659-3156 or 318-481-3157

Boil Advisory Lifted

The boil advisory that was issued for Elmer Rd, Durand Rd, Hwy 1199, Hwy 112, Twin Bridge Rd and all small roads off of these roads has been lifted. 

update

Repairs have been completed and we are about to start easing the water back on. Once water is restored you will be under a boil advisory until further notice. 

Leak

We have discovered the leak and are waiting on one call to come mark lines.  As soon as the lines are marked we will begin repairs.

No water

We have been notified of several houses without water. Our crew is out now searching for the problem.. We will keep everyone updated as much as possible. 

Boil Advisory Lifted

The Boil Advisory for Hwy 112 between Twin Bridge Rd and Harper rd has been lifted!

Boil advisory

We are issuing a boil advisory for the houses in between Harper and Twin Bridge Road on LA State Hwy 112. Our office will also be closed Monday, October 9th, 2017 in observance of Columbus Day. 

Hwy 112

Our crew is making repairs to the water line on Hwy 112. We are turning the water off on Hwy 112 beteen Twin Bridge Rd and Harper Rd until further notice. 

Boil Advisory Update

All boil advisories for EMC Water have been lifted. 

Boil Advisory

The boil advisory for Elmer and Melder is still under effect. We were able to get samples taken into the health department this morning. Once we hear back from them that the advisory is lifted we will send out another alert. 

Main Line Leak

One Call has just got the lines marked and repairs are underway! Once repairs are made a boil advisory will be in effect till further notice. 

MAIN LINE BREAK

We have a main line break on Elmer Rd. Elmer Rd, Hwy 112, Twin Bridge Rd, Hwy 1199 and all connecting roads will be without water. Our crew is on site now waiting on one call to mark the lines. Customers will be under a boil advisory once water is restored! 

Boil Advisory

We have issued a boil advisory for Hwy 112 from Turnage Road up to Melder and all side roads.  Customers may continue to experience low pressure while we are flushing the lines.

Water Leak

We have a leak on Hwy 112 close to Turnage Road.  Customers in Melder will be without water until leak is repaired.  These customers will be under a boil advisory.

No Advisory Issued

The water leak on Hwy 112 was repaired without turning the water off so there will be no boil advisory issued.

Water Leak

We have a water leak on Hwy 112 close to Pine Ridge Church.  We will be making repairs and the water will be off soon.  Customers in this area will be under a boil advisory.

Boil Advisory LIfted

Boil advisory for Buckhorn Road has been lifted.

Main line leak on Buckhorn

There is a main line leak on Buckhorn Rd. Our crew is on site waiting on one call to mark. Once marked we will begin repairs. Once the repairs have been made Buckhorn Rd will be under a boil advisory until further notice. Again only BUCKHORN Rd is and will be affected. 

Boil Advisory Lifted

Boil advisory for Melder area, Buckhorn Rd, Rhame Rd and Melder Road has been lifted.

Water leak

We have a leak on Melder Road.  We will be turning the water off around 8 pm tonight in Melder at the bridge before Pine Ridge.  Customers from Gregory's building supply on Hwy 112 to the Spring Creek bridge on Melder Road, Buckhorn and Rhame Road will be without water until repairs are made tomorrow.  A boil advisory is in effect until further notice for this area.

Water leak

We have a leak we are trying to locate.  We have turned the water off in Melder.  If your water is off you will be under a boil advisory.

Leak on Buckhorn Road

We have a leak on Buckhorn road.  We will be turning the water off.  We will not be able to make repairs until tomorrow.  This only affects Buckhorn Road in Melder.  Customers on this road will be under a boil advisory when water is restored.

Boil Advisory

The boil advisory that was issed on 6/17/2017, due to a water leak, can be disregarded. 

Water Leak

We have a water leak on Elmer Road.  From Fry road to Strother's crossing will be affected.  Customers on this short section will be under a boil advisory.

Water Leak Repaired

The water leak has been repaired and no water was turned off.  There is no boil advisory issued for Hwy 461. 

Water Leak Repair

We will be repairing a water leak on Hwy 461 in Calcasieu in the morning.  Customers in this area may be without water for several hours while repairs are made.  If water is shut off for repairs a boil advisory will be issued.

No alerts at this time

Water Shut Off

We will be turning the water off on Elmer Road from NesSmith Road to JM Brodnax Road.  Only about 5 houses should be involved.

Boil Advisory Lifted

The Boil advisory that ws issued for Hwy 461 From Strother's Crossing to Goodman Branch has been lifted.

Boil Advisory lifted

The boil advisory for Melder Rd and Buck Terrell to Tattoo Rd has been lifted. 

Water Leak on Hwy 461

We are repairing a water leak on Hwy 461. Customers from Strother's Crossing to Goodman Branch and Goodman Rd. will lose water. Once water is restored customers affected will be under a boil advisory.

Water Leak

Water should be restored within the hour or so. Once water is restored, the customers effected will be under a boil advisory.  

main break

We have a main line water break on Melder Rd. Customers from Tattoo Rd to Buck Terrell may be experiencing low pressure or may be without water. We are waiting on one call to mark the lines. Once water is restored customers affected will be under a boil advisory until further notice.

Boil Advisory

The system wide boil advisory has been lifted.

Boil Advisory

We are issuing a boil advisory for the entire water system until further notice due to a mechanical issue with our chlorination system.  We will update alerts as more information is available.

Boil Advisory Lifted

The boil advisory for Potato Farm Road, Sunset Road and lower East River Road has been lifted. 

UPDATE

We are making repairs and hope to have water restored by 2 pm.  Remember customers on Sunset, lower East River and Potato Farm will be under a boil advisory until further notice.  We will be flushing after line is repaired. 

Update on Leak

We have a water leak in a flooded creek on Potato Farm Road.  We have contacted One Call to come mark the lines.  We have no time frame on how long it will take One Call to mark the lines.  Customers on the lower end of Potato Farm Road, lower part of Sunset Road and the lower part of East River Road will be without water until sometime tomorrow.

BOIL ADVISORY

The following areas are under a boil advisory until further notice.  Potato Farm Road from Tatoo Road to Sunset Road.  Sunset Road from Potato Farm Road to East River Road.   836 East River Road to 1576 East River Road.

Water Leak

Our crew is out trying to locate a water leak in the Sunset Road and East River Road area.  Due to the excessive amount of water from the storm this may take awhile.  We will post updates as they are available.

Water leak

We will be making repairs to a main water line leak on Hwy 461 this morning. Customers on this road may have low pressure or lose water. 

Boil Advisory Lifted

The boil advisory issued due to the leak last week has been lifted. 

Water leak

Due to a main line break several customers are with out water. Our crew is on site now making repairs. any customers that are with out water will be undert a boil advisory until further notice.

Water Line Repair

We are fixing a water line on East River Rd across from NesSmith Rd. East River Rd will be without water for the next couple of hours. Parts of Hwy 461 may experience lower water pressure. Once water is restored the areas affected will be under a boil advisory until further notice. We apologize for any inconvience.

Fire Dept. Flow Test

The Oakhill Fire Dept will be doing a Flow Test on all of the Fire Hydrants on our water system. This may cause discolored water or cause you to have air in the line. If your water becomes discolored please call our on call number and we will get it taken care of. 

Boil Advisory Lifted

Boil Advisory for Hwy 461 has been lifted.

Boil Advisory

A boil advisory has been issued.  Customers on Hwy 461 from the crossroad at Strother's Crossing to Goodman Branch bridge are under the advisory.  No other customers are involved.

Water Leak

We have a water leak on Hwy 461.  We will be turning off the water to make repairs.  It should only affect customers from Strother's Crossing to Goodman Branch on Hwy 461.  These customers will be under a boil advisory when service is restored.

Boil Advisory Lifted

All boil advisories have been lifted.

Water Leak

A utility company has broken one of our water mains on East River Road.  Our crew is on site now.  Hopefully we will have the leak repaired within a few hours.  Customers who are experiencing low pressure or no water will be under a boil advisory.  Area affected is part of Elmer Road, East River Road and a few other side roads. 

Boil Advisory

The boil advisory for Twin Bridges Rd, Hwy 1199, and Hwy 112 has been lifted! Have a great day!

Water Leak

We will be turning off the water today 10/27 to repair a water leak.  Customers on Hwy 112, Twin Bridges Road and Hwy 1199 will be without water and continue to be under a boil advisory.

Water Leak

The leak has been repaired on Twin Bridge and 1199. Water should be restored shortly. Once water is restored all customers affected will be under a boil advisory until further notice. We reccomend that you turn on your outside faucet to clear the air from your water lines. 

Water leak

Customers on Twin Bridge Road and Hwy 1199 will be losing water soon.

Water leak

We are repairing a leak on Twin Bridge Road.  Customers may lose water soon and be without water until leak is repaired.   If you lose water you will be under a boil advisory.  

Boil Advisory Lifted

The boil advisory for Hwy 461 has been lifted. 

leak on 461

We have a main line leak on Hwy 461. Our crew is on site now. Goodman Rd and Hwy 461 will experience no water or very low pressure. The areas affected will be under a boil advisory until further notice. 

The boil advisory has been lifted

The boil advisory that has been in place has now been lifted! 

Boil Advisory

The boil advisory is still in effect.  Samples are being taken today and it will be several days before we get results.

Boil advisory

Everyone should be getting water service restored.  Pressure may be low until system builds pressure back up.  There will be air in the line and sediment.  Everyone is advised to boil water before drinking as a precaution.  

Water leak update

Due to circumstances beyond our control repairs are taking longer than expected.  As of 6 pm we are still working and may be several more hours until the repair is completed.  

Water Leak

One Call has just arrived to begin marking lines at 3:15 pm.  We can not begin to make repairs until the telephone lines have been marked.  Estimated time of repair is 3-4 hours once the work begins.  The entire system is under a boil advisory until further notice.

Water Leak

We have a water leak at the end of NesSmith Road and Elmer Road. 

Low Pressure

We are investigating the low pressure in our area.  When we find the problem we will update you. 

Boil Advisory

A boil advisory has been issued due to a water leak for the following areas.  The upper part of Hwy 112 in the Melder Community, Buckhorn Road and Rhames Road.  Customers are advised to boil water before consuming until further notice.

water leak

There is a water leak on Hwy 112 and Melder Road.  We will be turning off the water in this area to make repairs.  We are estimating that the water will be off about 4 hours.  Customers in this area will be under a boil advisory when service is restored.

Using Xpress Pay

If you use our link to pay your water bill with XPress pay, please make sure you follow the directions carefully.  You type in your name, then account number and then amount of your bill.  XPress pay is not linked with our system and you should never see an amount that you owe.  Also make sure that when the Xpress pay window comes up it says EMC Water System at the top of the Xpress pay window.

Water leak

We will turning the water off on JM Brodnax road to make repairs around 8:30 am Aug 8.

Boil advisory lifted

The boil advisory has been lifted.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.  Have a safe and happy 4th of July.

Update

The boil advisory is still in effect for the entire water system.  We should know if we can lift it on Saturday, July 2.  I will send out an update on the status of the boil advisory as soon as I receive a notice from the Health Dept.

Water Pressure

We have the leak repaired and we are flushing the lines and pressuring up the system.  We hope to have everyone back to normal water pressure in the next couple of hours.  Please remember we are under a boil advisory until further notice.

Boil Advisory Update

The entire water system is now under a boil advisory until further notice.

Boil Advisory

We are under a boil advisory for Elmer Road, Booster Wright Road, Boy Scout Road, Ahtus Melder Road, Melder Road, East River Road, Hwy 461, Harper Road, Havens Road and all roads branching off of these Roads.  The boil advisory will be in effect until further notice. 

Water leak

There is a water leak on Elmer Road.  We will begin repairs after One Call has marked the telephone lines.  

The Water We Drink

We have the Annual Water Quality Report for 2015 available on our website.  This report is to inform you about the quality of your water.  The report is available under the Forms and Reports tab. You can also have a copy mailed to you if you call the office.