Atlanta schools return to normal Wednesday after lifted water advisory 

Atlanta Public Schools will return to normal operations Wednesday after the city lifted a boil-water advisory that affected about 80 of the district’s sites. 

The city had issued the advisory on Monday and lifted it at about 1 p.m. Tuesday. 

About 80 APS sites, mostly schools, fell under the advisory area. That prompted school leaders to dump ice, turn off drinking fountains, bring in hand sanitizer and packaged meals, and distribute water bottles. 

“Atlanta Public Schools facilities staff has begun opening up water sources for student and staff use in the impacted locations, and the district will follow normal operations tomorrow, Wednesday, December 5th,” the district said, in a written statement issued Tuesday afternoon.

School principals took precautions Monday afternoon and Tuesday to make sure students did not drink water. 

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