EVERGREEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Evergreen town officials say water was shut off at 11 a.m. for 300 homes and a few businesses on Saturday. It was restored at around 6 p.m.
They say a large water main broke at Evergreen Parkway and Stage Coach Road.READ MORE: Mom Fights With Insurance Company To Get Disabled Daughter Wheelchair
“It’s one of our major lines in the area,” said Dave Lighthart, the General Manager of the Evergreen Metropolitan District, of the 12 inch transmission line.READ MORE: MSU Denver Offers COVID Vaccine Incentive With Scholarship Drawing
Officials tell CBS4 crews have repaired 18 breaks during the winter season because of the freezing then thawing effect on the pipes.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine: Denver Moves Focus From Quantity To Localized, Targeted Population
In December, a large water main break forced Highway 74 to close through downtown.