Water service restored following main break in West Hartford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Water service restored following main break in West Hartford

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WEST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Metropolitan District Commission has made repairs after a water main broke early Tuesday morning on Crosshill Road. 

According to MDC officials, the break occurred shortly before 4 a.m. and was discovered my West Hartford police officers in the area. 

The 6-inch main was installed in 1940 and was shut down while repairs were made.

Service was restored just before 9:45 a.m.

The break affected 17 homes in the area.

MDC officials estimated that the water would be back on between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

They said anyone who notices a period of discoloration or aeration to the water should just run the water in their tub until it turns clear.

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