Water main break in downtown Penticton

A water main broke early Wednesday morning on Westminster Avenue

  • Dec. 14, 2016 4:00 p.m.
A water main break in Downtown Penticton forced the a block-long closure of Main Street this morning.

A water main break in Downtown Penticton forced the a block-long closure of Main Street this morning.

Traffic in Downtown Penticton was slowed after a water main break early this morning in the 100 block of Westminster Avenue between Martin and Winnipeg Sreets. The eastbound lane of Westminster is blocked with a detour southbound down Winnipeg Street.

Approximately six business are without water and they have been notified.

As of noon Wednesday, the  water main break was repaired and is back in service. Westminster Avenue was still closed eastbound at Winnipeg as crews clean up but is expected to open shortly.