Crews responding to water main break in Western Springs; shutoff expected: officials

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Saturday, February 11, 2023
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WESTERN SPRINGS, Ill. (WLS) -- Crews are responding to a water main break in a western suburb on Saturday morning, officials said.

The water main break happened at 40th Street and Franklin Avenue in Western Springs. A water shutoff is expected at about 12:30 p.m., and will last until repairs are completed, officials said.

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Public works staff will be distributing information via door hangers at each residence affected by the water shutoff.

Residents in the wider area may experience a change in water color quality due to a disruption in the system, officials said. If water is discolored, residents should run it from a faucet on the lowest level of the house until it runs clear.

Officials did not immediately provide further information about the water main break.