COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Water Works have resolved a major leak that left customers across Columbus without water for several hours on Tuesday.
CWW spokesperson and vice president of communications Vic Burchfield said that they found and isolated a leak in a 42-inch water main break at the North Columbus Water Resources Facility on River Road and have initiated the necessary repairs. The break occurred around around 8 a.m. Burchfield said that the break affected their "high water zone" and caused outages across Columbus.
Normal levels should resume around 1 p.m. on Tuesday
A press release said:
"Due to the emergency situation at our plant, we are experiencing a high volume of customer calls. As a result, please be aware that during this time, callers may experience a busy signal," CWW wrote in a press release. "We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we work quickly and diligently to repair the leak."
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