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Repairs completed on Wetumpka water main

Published: Sep. 9, 2021 at 11:12 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 9, 2021 at 12:39 PM CDT
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WETUMPKA, Ala. (WSFA) - The city of Wetumpka says repairs to the water main that broke Thursday have been completed, and they’re slowly refilling the system using water from Central Elmore and Five Star.

The break happened between 4:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. Thursday.

Officials said the repairs were completed around 2 p.m. People are encouraged to flush their water if needed.

Officials have no idea what caused the water main to break. They suspect old age.

The major leak impacted much of the city’s water system.

Officials said the break happened on McCain Road, located off Highway 14 on the west side of the city.

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