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October 4, 2012

Leak repair may cause water service interruption

TAHLEQUAH — Customers living in and near the Southridge housing addition will be without water service temporarily on Friday.

A leak has erupted near Heritage Elementary School, and to fix the problem, several valves connecting customers in the area must be shut off, said Tahlequah Public Works Authority Director of Field Operations for Water Distribution Frank Macario.

“The plan is – and anything less is good – but the plan is for the water to be off around 9 a.m. and be back on by 5 [p.m.]. If everything goes as planned, it could even by on by 2 [p.m.] or something like that. If everything goes as planned, that is; you know, Murphy’s Law,” said Macario. “We’ve got to shut off 12 to 14 valves to turn off that stretch of line. We’re going to handout notifications to the people we believe will experience service interruption, but there could be some we miss. Some of Southridge is going to be out, probably 100 customers.”

Macario said customers living in the Meadows addition or the Pines at Southridge Apartments should not be affected.

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