SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An early morning water main break on Thursday left some Scranton residents and businesses without water all day.
As of Friday afternoon, Pennsylvania American Water is reporting that water is restored.
Eyewitness News first told you about this water main break that took place at the intersection of Linden Street and North Seventh Avenue.
Just before 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning crews had arrived on scene. Around 11:40 in the afternoon, the break was located and crews began repairs shortly thereafter.
Friday morning Pennsylvania American Water confirmed that the repair was completed overnight, but water has not yet been restored.
“Repairs were completed overnight on the broken main along Linden Street. The valve was also repaired overnight. Contractors remain onsite and are working to stabilize the ground under the pipe before service can be restored,” said Susan Turcmanovich who works for Pennsylvania American Water.
Pennsylvania American Water said that residents may experience some discoloration but it will clear.