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Water main breaks near Youngsville

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UPDATE (3:15 p.m. 4/12/19): The water main break has been repaired and service has been restored, the county said.

Customers who were without water may have air in their pipes and are advised to leave their faucets running for up to 10 minutes to flush the air out.

Original story below:

YOUNGSVILLE — Some Franklin County water customers may experience low water pressure or no water Friday after a water main break.

According to Franklin County Public Utilities, the break happened around 5 a.m. Friday on N.C. Highway 39 between Farrells Bridge Road and Alford Mill Road.

Crews have isolated the leak and are making repairs. The county does not have an estimated time of when water will be restored.

For more information, call Franklin County Public Utilities Director Chirstopher Doherty at 919-556-6177.