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Water line break reduces pressure

Published 3:13pm Tuesday, July 9, 2013

A water line break on Nix Street caused a drop in water pressure for Hartselle customers residing mostly north of Alabama 36 Thursday.

Hartselle Utilities engineer Glen Partlow said water pressure dropped when an eight-inch main ruptured at approximately 9:15 a.m.

“It took us awhile to locate the problem because of all the rainwater run-off,” Partlow said. “Luckily, a customer spotted it and called us.”

He said the break was repaired and pressure returned to normal about 4 p.m.

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