City to test water lines Monday

On Monday, from 9 to 11 a.m. and 6 to 9 p.m., the Augusta Fire Department and Water Utilities Department will test water hydrants throughout the city. During these periods, water users may experience low water pressure briefly or have discolored water.

However, the water will be safe to drink, the fire department said. All users are encouraged to check the color of their water before washing clothes. Discolored water may stain white clothes.

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Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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