Water main break disrupts service in East Kelowna

Crews are working to fix a broken water main in East Kelowna.

KELOWNA - A broken water main in East Kelowna has cut off water service to a number of homes.

Service will be affected for several hours and crews are on site making repairs, South East Kelowna Irrigation District spokesman Toby Pike says in a press release.

The areas and address affected include the 3300, 3400 and 3500 blocks of McCulloch Road, including the Lake City Mobile Home Park, the 3300, 3400 and 3500 blocks of Lupin Crescent, Greenwood Court, 3900 block of June Springs Road, Gulley Road, Grieve Road, Hart Road, 2295, 2275 and 2205 KLO Road, 3551 Spiers Road.

Residents may experience cloudy water once service is restored, Pike said, and are advised to run a cold water tap until water runs clear.

For more information, contact the irrigation district at 250-861-4200.

To contact a reporter for this story, email John McDonald at jmcdonald@infonews.ca or call 250-808-0143. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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