UPDATE: Palestine water line fixed, water to be restored in next hour

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UPDATE —– (7:52 PM)

The leak has been fixed and water should be restored within the hours, according to Palestine Police Department.

Residents that had no water are urged to boil future water until further notice.

Update on water outage: We have been notified the problem has been fixed and they are powering back up, water should be…

Posted by Palestine Police Department on Saturday, July 20, 2019

UPDATE —– (4:21 PM)

City workers have confirmed that the source of the water leak has been located and the city has supplies to repair the line.

The main break was caused by a contractor working on private property in the Westwood Area, according to Palestine city administrators.

The repair will take another five to six hours until water is restored, according to Palestine Police Department.

City Health Inspectors are visiting surrounding businesses informing on what actions need to be taken.

UPDATE WATER BREAK: PLEASE SHARE!!City workers have confirmed that they have located the source of the break and…

Posted by Palestine Police Department on Saturday, July 20, 2019

ORIGINAL —–

PALESTINE, Texas (KETK) – While digging, an individual hit a main water line causing flooding around the area, according to Palestine Police Department.

The leak is located in an area on Martin Luther King Blvd.

Businesses and homes in the Westwood area, Fort Houston addition, and locations near the airport are affected.

The City of Palestine Public Works division is currently working on the leak.

Drivers are urged to use caution while driving through the area.

ATTENTION CITIZENS: Please pass this along. The City of Palestine Public Works division is en route to an area on…

Posted by Palestine Police Department on Saturday, July 20, 2019

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