Hempstead officials: Cold weather causes water main break in Merrick

Hempstead officials say the bitter cold weather has caused a water main break in Merrick Saturday afternoon.

News 12 Staff

Jan 12, 2019, 5:19 PM

Updated 1,963 days ago

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Hempstead officials say the bitter cold weather caused a water main break in Merrick Saturday afternoon.
They say an 8-inch water main broke on Merrick Avenue. The break affected half a dozen businesses, including a laundromat.
The laundromat says they had to turn away customers as a result, while managers of other businesses say they managed to work without water for a couple of hours.
The town of Hempstead told News 12 that repairs were made and business have gotten their water back on later Saturday afternoon.
 


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