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Rotterdam police report water main break


UPDATE:

The Town of Rotterdam is now estimating that water will be restored for most residents between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. on Monday. 

The Town says that an unprecedented four water main breaks occurred within an 18 hour span. 

Once water is restored, the boil water advisory will remain in effect for a minimum of 24 to 36 hours. 

Fresh drinking water is available to residents at 1410 Curry Road for any resident who brings a one gallon jug. 

The Town is also prohibiting unnecessary use of water and burning of any kind.

ORIGINAL STORY:

ROTTERDAM -- Rotterdam police say Mariaville Road from the five corners intersection to Phillips Street and Curry Road from North Wescott Road to five corners is back open after a water main break Monday morning.

Princetown from Five corners to Wellington Avenue is still closed as of 6:30 a.m.

Residents are advised to conserve water usage and refrain from watering lawns as the water department works to make the necessary repairs. Officials have also issued a boil water order order for the entire town as a precautionary measure in response to the breaks.

Authorities also say the Town Band concert scheduled for Monday night has been cancelled.

For updates on the Rotterdam Boil Water Order, visit the county`s website or Facebook page:
http://schenectadycounty.com/newsitems.aspx?m=13&amid=13282
https://www.facebook.com/SchenectadyCounty