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Water service repair work planned today

ESCANABA — Repair of valves on a water main at South 14th Street and 16th Avenue South will be taking place today. Water service in this area will be shut off at 9 a.m. for the duration of the repair. The affected residents will receive a door to door notification of the water being turned off, and a door hanger will be left if no one is home at the time of the notification.

If you are in or near this area, avoid washing laundry today. Allow your water some time to clear before calling to inform the scanaba Water Department, as some problems with dirty or discolored water is expected.

Following the repair, the water mains will be flushed to clear the debris created, This flushing is expected to last until approximate 4 p.m.

Motorists should allow extra time if traveling in this area.

For any questions or concerns, contact the City of Escanaba Water Department at 786-3291.

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