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.READ MORE: Scott Invites Hogan To Baltimore After Governor Calls For "Comprehensive Update" On City's Violent Crime Plan
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.READ MORE: With City Council's Ear, Baltimore Residents Urge Cuts To Police Budget Ahead Of Vote
The county said the water outage is also impacting service on neighboring streets.MORE NEWS: Black Bear Sighting Causes Brief Scare At Westminster High School
For more information, call 410-313-4900.
WATER OUTAGE: @HoCoGov Bureau of Utilities has H2O off at 9200 block of Broken Timber Way, #ColumbiaMD to repair broken H2O main valve. Outage expected to last ~6 hrs & is also affecting neighboring streets. More info #HoCoMD, call 410-313-4900 or visit https://t.co/EBuQCV9Mmf. pic.twitter.com/aRBpxXKMXw
— Howard County Gov't (@HoCoGov) October 14, 2021