Water main break nearly fixed at 18th and Old Manor

Work should end soon at 18th and Old Manor, where a water main burst sometime Wednesday morning.


The six-inch line broke at some point before 7 am. Underground Utilities crews have been on site since.

Roughly 10 customers have been impacted. There is no word yet on how the line began leaking.

8 am: Water main develops in west Emporia

Emporia Underground Utility staffers are fixing a water main break discovered Wednesday morning.

The break at 18th and Old Manor was called in to Emporia Police before 7 am.

There is currently no word on the size of the line affected or exactly how the line began leaking. There is also no word on how many water customers are affected.

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