COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — A water main break affecting dozens of homes was reported Thursday morning in a Columbia neighborhood.

The Howard County Bureau of Utilities has shut off the water to the water main on Broken Timber Way off Summer Hollow Lane while crews repair a broken valve, the county tweeted.

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According to the tweet, county staff expect homes and businesses in the area to be without water for up to six hours while repairs are completed.

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The county said the water outage is also impacting service on neighboring streets.

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