Part of West Bench without water Thursday

Emergency repairs will mean a five-hour dry spell for people north of Newton Drive near Penticton

Residents north of Newton Drive on the West Bench will be without water Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Residents north of Newton Drive on the West Bench will be without water Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A big part of the West Bench will go dry Thursday as work crews scramble to fix a burst pipe.

Water to all residents north of Newton Drive will be turned off from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. while work is underway to repair a water line break.

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is advising residents to fill water jugs beforehand for use during the day.

For more information, call the RDOS public works department at 250-490-4135.