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.

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“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.

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Officials tell CBS4 crews have repaired 18 breaks during the winter season because of the freezing then thawing effect on the pipes.

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In December, a large water main break forced Highway 74 to close through downtown.

Water main break in December. (credit: CBS)