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Manitou Springs crews perform emergency repairs Thursday afternoon on water main

Crews Repairinng Main line in Manitou Springs
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Posted at 11:34 AM, Oct 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-06 22:21:45-04

MANITOU SPRINGS — The City of Manitou Springs' Public Health Works department performed an emergency water main repair that connects the City's water storage tank to all of Manitou Springs Thursday.

This created a water disruption for a large percentage of households in Manitou as the water pressure in their system dropped.

The city is urging residents to conserve as much water as possible and follow these steps:

  • Turn off sprinklers
  • Do not wash sidewalks, cars, etc. with water
  • Avoid laundry, dishwashing, etc.
  • Do not use water for anything but necessary activities

The city expects the crews of this project to finish repairs by 6:15 pm. As crews have been assessing the situation and gathering data on who is and is not going to be affected by this water disruption. They wanted to remind residents that the Mineral Springs will not be affected and will remain running during this process.

Crews announce around 6:40 pm that they had finished the repairs and expect pressure levels to return to normal. The city also advises once the water connection is restored that discolored water and/or low water pressure are normal and to run your bathtub tap on cold to resolve the issue.

More updates can be found here.


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