Crews are still working to fix the water main break at Martin Luther King and Vine Streets in downtown Evansville. It's been two days, and officials say a broken, century old valve is not easy to fix.
"In order to turn the water off, we have valves located in the ground throughout the city. In this case, it's a hundred year old valve and it's broken," Mounts says. "So before we can turn off the water to get the water line repaired, we've got to repair the valve. The crew is trying to figure out how to repair a one hundred year old valve at this point."
Right now, businesses around the leak, including the Federal Building and Post Office still have running water. Once actual repairs to the line begins, water will be shut off to those buildings until the damage is fixed.
This break is one of several crews have been dealing with, and as the weather warms up, they're bracing for even more.
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