Lifted Boil Order - January 09, 2018

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In the City of Athens, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values, guided growth, preservation of historical, cultural, and natural heritage are just a few of the core principles that make the City of Athens a wonderful place to call home. 

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(1/9/2018) The boil order for the Athens Water District has been lifted and is no longer in effect as of 10:00 AM on 1/9/18.  If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 217-636-8429. 


(1/8/2018) Due to the recent water main breaks in the City of Athens, a boil order is still in effect for the entire Athens Water District until further notice.  We will post updates here on our website once we have further information.    Please be ...


(1/7/2018) IMPORTANT TRAFFIC UPDATE FOR CITY OF ATHENS: Due to another water main break located at the intersection of Hargrave St and Wood St, Hargrave Street and Wood Street will be closed. As a result, traffic will be rerouted utilizing Springfield Road, Linwood S...