Because of intense water pressure, Brazil City Water Department officials had to drain the water tower in order to get to a leak on an 8-inch water line that started gushing water early Monday morning.
Due to the draining of the water tower, the Brazil City water customers have been placed on a boil order until further notice.
This includes residents living in Carbon, Knightsville, Harmony and Center Point.
At approximately 6:40 a.m., Monday, the water department received a call regarding the water leak near Sherfey Street and National Avenue.
Water Department associates informed The Brazil Times there was a 4-inch water line located on Sherfey Street and an 8-inch line off National Avenue that, at the time, could be leaking.
They were hoping it was the 4-inch line, but later discovered the leak was on the 8-inch line.
Crews are currently on the scene attempting to repair the line.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.