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Water service is being restored; boil water order still in effect

Customers should begin to see increasing water pressure and service. OMU’s Plant A Water Treatment Facility is back online and crews are systematically recharging the system by filling lines with water. Crews are also using hydrants to flush lines throughout the system to release trapped air and clear sediment. Customers may notice, upon opening a…

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Water restoration expected today

Repairs to the 24” and 20” mains were completed overnight. Supporting concrete for the repaired mains was poured and completed just before 7:00 a.m. Concrete will be sufficiently cured by 1:00 p.m. At that time, crews will close the newly installed 20” valve and the process of bringing Plant A back online can commence. Plant…

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OMU crews are repairing broken mains, hope for service restoration tomorrow

OMU crews have excavated the area around the broken mains and will work through the night to make repairs. Two mains, in fact, were broken, a 20-inch and a 24-inch. We hope to restore water service tomorrow. A specific timeline has not been established. However, the boil water will remain in effect until further notice.…

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Water Update

OMU water crews have isolated the leak. They are now draining the area and preparing for excavation. Materials for the repair are on site or are procured. Once the area is excavated and repairs begin we will have more information later this afternoon regarding an estimated restoration time. Once repairs are made, OMU’s Plant A…

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