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Boil order set in place

Monday, January 3, 2011

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.

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Man what a way to start out 2011, wish the best of luck to the Water Dept. Does anyone have any idea when water will be back on? I have no water to boil!!!

-- Posted by computerdx on Mon, Jan 3, 2011, at 4:24 PM

I'm glad I paid my bill already...Hope the new water tower has provisions for stopping the water or relieving the pressure without draining it.

At any rate the crew has lots of practice so it should not take any longer than needed. Hang in there guys.

-- Posted by wtfizdat on Mon, Jan 3, 2011, at 4:52 PM

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