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12-inch main breaks, boil order issued

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Officials with the City of Brazil reported a 12-inch water main broke Sunday at Pinckley and Walnut streets.

The report stated customers affected should only be those who live south of Pinckley, east to State Road 59, west to Sherman, and north to National Avenue.

Officials stated they were not sure how long the customers may be without water. Because of this, water customers in Brazil, Knightsville, Harmony, Carbon and Center Point are on a boil order until further notice.

On Friday, officials informed The Brazil Times an issue had been discovered with an 18-inch water line.

The line was eventually repaired.

On Saturday, officials said the water level at the Craig Park water tower was low and because of that, it was recommended all customers to conserve water as much as possible.


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"The report stated customers affected should only be those who live south of Pinckley, east to State Road 59, west to Sherman, and north to National Avenue."

Huh?

-- Posted by My Dime on Sun, Aug 5, 2012, at 7:01 PM

Our water was brown and nasty looking off and on all weekend. Cannot imagine it was very safe to drink. It looked just like straight river water.

-- Posted by JIM NEWMAN on Sun, Aug 5, 2012, at 7:10 PM

Well as of 8PM I have almost zero water pressure and I am on the far north side of town.

Wish we had a City of Brazil web site that would keep the residents informed. I think the current web site still shows Ann Bradshaw as Mayor.

-- Posted by BackHomeAgain on Sun, Aug 5, 2012, at 8:30 PM

As of 8:35 We are with out water and we don't live any were near those streets!!! So when will we get water?? All the tv stations state only the area will be without water. They were told wrong!!!

-- Posted by jkallen03 on Sun, Aug 5, 2012, at 8:38 PM

Don't have much faith in our water department, or our street department. Most streets you can't drive over 10 mph. especially coming off of Hwy 40 on Hoosier St. West Church St. Is Terrible to drive on.

-- Posted by TiredofIdiots on Sun, Aug 5, 2012, at 9:23 PM

When the citizens of Brazil, who have one of the lowest water rates, whine about water rate increases it leaves your water department on a tight budget. Tight budgets lead to less money for upgrades and repairs. Less upgrades and repairs lead to more problems.

As for the roads Clay County is one of the only counties locally that has no Wheel Tax. Wheel Tax generates money county wide to improve roads county wide. Without the wheel tax Brazil doesn't it's share of funds to repair roads. When the citizens of Brazil learn to take pride in their city as much as they do in ridiculing every little thing, and to invest in it, then maybe Brazil will be a much nicer place to raise your family.

-- Posted by Bills310 on Mon, Aug 6, 2012, at 10:08 PM


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