A water main break has been reported in Pittsfield on Thomas Island Road.  Pittsfield City Hall announced that around 2:30 this afternoon water service will be unavailable at all address within Tomas Island.  That info according to a post on the Pittsfield City Hall Facebook page.  We will keep you updated as information becomes available.

Other surrounding locations may also be affected by poor water pressure and discolored water until the repair work is completed.  Water main breaks often occur because of cold temperatures.  The cold often causes pipes to become brittle.  Also, the slight change in air or water temps can also drastically increase stress on pipes.  Breaks in a water main are common following a cold spell.

Below is the announcement from Pittsfield City Hall’s Facebook page…

City Hall - City of Pittsfield

***Water main break on Thomas Island Road***

A water main break has occurred on Thomas Island Road.

Starting at approximately 2:30 p.m. today, water service will be unavailable during repair work at all addresses within Thomas Island.

Please note that while other locations in the surrounding vicinity may still have water service, there may be the presence of discolored water while repair work is underway and after repairs are completed.

Any additional updates will be shared as necessary.

The City of Pittsfield thanks you for your patience.

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