Water Main Break Repairs Underway Near Austin Middle School

By Karl Wehmhoener | kwehmhoener@kamr.com

Published 04/30 2014 12:06PM

Updated 04/30 2014 03:54PM

AMARILLO -- The City of Amarillo’s Utility Department is repairing a break in a 20-inch cast iron water main at 2410 Travis in the area of Austin Middle School. 

The break was discovered this morning at 8:30 a.m. following a leak. 

City crews are in the process of making repairs. 

Officials anticipate low water pressure in the areas surrounding the water main break. Repairs are expected to be completed within the next 24 hours.

“We are urging residents to avoid non-essential use of water until repairs are made,” says Floyd Hartman, assistant director of Utilities. “This includes watering lawns.”

For more information or questions, contact the City’s Utility Department at (806) 378-9086.

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