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April 20, 2017


Southbound Main Street at Portage Avenue temporarily closed due to water main break

Released: 10:36 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB â Southbound Main Street at Portage Avenue is temporarily closed due to a water main break. Motorists should avoid the area. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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Southbound Main Street at Portage Avenue reopened following closure due to water main break

Downtown area may experience temporary discoloured water

Released: 1:01 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB â Southbound Main Street at Portage Avenue has been reopened following a closure earlier today due to a water main break.

Crews have isolated the leak and are working to fix it. A timeline for repair of the leak is unknown at this time. No customers are currently without water service.

The Downtown area may temporally experience discoloured water as water flows return to normal. Information on discoloured water is available at City of Winnipeg â Discoloured Water FAQ.

Initial reports indicate that one business in Winnipeg Square may have experienced water damage as a result of the water main break. No damage estimate is available.

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Winnipeg Transit passengers should check schedules at winnipegtransit.com before travelling.

April 20, 2017