Two major water breaches are causing problems in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Two major water breaches are causing problems in Lancaster County



MAIN BREAK AFFECTS SOME CUSTOMERS CREAMS AND COMPANIES, MOST IN MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, WGA YELL NEWS 8 BARBARA BARR. SIMPLY FIND OUT WHAT’S ON AND JOIN US LIVE. WHO I JUST WAS TALKING TO AS MR. PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION MANAGER STEVEN CAMPBELL, WHO TELLS ME ABOUT A DOZEN BUSINESSES NOW WATER-FREE. NOW, SOME RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF MANHEIM AND AREA DUE TO A MAIN SQUARE MAY HAVE DISCOLORATION OR LOW WATER PRESSURE. THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS SAYS THE BRIDGE IS IN THE AREA OF MANOR PIKE AND ENTERPRISE WAY AFFECTING BUSINESSES ON FLORY MILL ROAD. THE DEPARTMENT WAS REPORTED TO THE PROBLEM AT AROUND FOUR A.M. CREWS ARE ON SITE AND THEY HOPE THAT THE BREAKAGE WILL BE REPAIRED BY LATE AFTERNOON AND WATER PRESSURE CAN GO BACK TO NORMAL. YOU MAY HAVE RECEIVED A TEXT FROM THE WATER LAB TELLING EVERYONE CONCERNED ABOUT THE PROBLEM. WE HAVE LEARNED THAT ABOUT 12 BUSINESSES BETWEEN THE ENTERPRISE HIGHWAY AND LAURIE MILL ROAD ARE WITHOUT WATER AT THIS TIME. WE SENT WE HAVE SENT PEOPLE TO INVESTIGATE EXACTLY WHERE THE BREAK IS. EVEN CAMPBELL BELIEVES THAT THE BREAKD WATERLINE IS A RESULT OF AGING INFRASTRUCTURE. THE DEPARTMENT ATTEMPTED TO REPAIR AND REPLACE OLD LINES BEFORE BREAKING OCCURRED. AGAIN IT IS THE GOAL

Two major water breaches are causing problems in Lancaster County

Some Lancaster County water customers are dealing with no water, low pressure, or discolored water. Officials said there were two main water breaches at Manheim Pike and Enterprise Way in Manheim Township early Monday morning. WGAL has received reports from viewers about water issues in Manheim Township as well as East Hempfield Township. The disruptions were attributed to old infrastructure. Crews hope the problems will be resolved by Monday afternoon. Stay tuned to WGAL for updates.

Some Lancaster County water customers are dealing with no water, low pressure, or discolored water.

Officials said there were two main water breaches at Manheim Pike and Enterprise Way in Manheim Township early Monday morning.

WGAL has received reports from viewers about water issues in Manheim Township as well as East Hempfield Township.

The fractures were attributed to old infrastructure.

Crews hope to have the issues fixed by Monday afternoon.

Stay tuned to WGAL for updates.

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