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Status of Watermain Breaks

By City Staff

The following is an update on the watermain breaks that occurred due to the power failure affecting LAWSS primary water supply plant and resulting power surges within the water distribution system on August 3: 

  • Wellington Street – Repairs completed
  • Jordan Drive – Repairs completed
  • Telfer Road – Repairs completed
  • Emma Street – Repairs completed
  • Colborne Road – Continue to work with the contractor to repair the extensive damage to a 20” watermain
  • Lougar Avenue – Started repairs this morning
  • Lansdowne Avenue – To begin repairs as soon as possible
  • Proctor Street – To begin repairs as soon as possible
  • Airport Road – To be completed with the contractor today

City staff continue to work, with the assistance of contractors, to restore service as soon as possible.  All affected areas still have water service.  We thank the public for their patience while these repairs occur.  Our first priority is to repair all watermains and restore normal service.  Clean up activities at these sites will take place next week.

This article was posted Friday, August 4, 2017 10:52 AM


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