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Status of Watermain Breaks

By City Staff

The following is an update on the watermain breaks that occurred due to the power failure affecting LAWSS primary water supply plant and resulting power surges within the water distribution system on August 3: 

  • Wellington Street – Repairs completed
  • Jordan Drive – Repairs completed
  • Telfer Road – Repairs completed
  • Emma Street – Repairs completed
  • Colborne Road – Continue to work with the contractor to repair the extensive damage to a 20” watermain
  • Lougar Avenue – Started repairs this morning
  • Lansdowne Avenue – To begin repairs as soon as possible
  • Proctor Street – To begin repairs as soon as possible
  • Airport Road – To be completed with the contractor today


City staff continue to work, with the assistance of contractors, to restore service as soon as possible.  All affected areas still have water service.  We thank the public for their patience while these repairs occur.  Our first priority is to repair all watermains and restore normal service.  Clean up activities at these sites will take place next week.

This article was posted Friday, August 4, 2017 10:52 AM

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Partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind northwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 diminishing to 20 gusting to 40 near midnight. Temperature steady near minus 9.

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