Water main break in Lackawanna County, 500 customers impacted


UPDATE: Officials with Pennsylvania American Water say the water main was fixed just before 6 p.m. Wednesday and the company is restoring service.

LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — A broken water main is affecting customers in Blakely and Dickson City.

Courtesy: Pennsylvania American Water

According to officials with Pennsylvania American Water, there is a broken 12-inch main along Hollow Avenue in Scranton. There are approximately 500 customers impacted in total, many have lower pressure, and some might be without water.

An alert was sent out from Pennsylvania American Water saying the repairs are expected to take approximately eight hours to complete.

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