UPDATE: DeKalb County officials reported on Thursday that the 14-inch water main break at Superior Avenue and Willow Lane had been repaired. Service is fully restored but officials advise residents to run their water temporarily to get rid of air in the line and water discoloration.
DECATUR, Ga. -- The rains have delayed repairs to Monday’s aggravating break in an old water main in DeKalb County, near the intersection of North Decatur Rd. and Superior Ave.
And Wednesday, the county said water service in that area, which was restored temporarily, will have to be shut off one last time -- this time on Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
“It’s been hectic,” resident Linda Rice said.DeKalb County is telling residents and business owners that this holiday nightmare will end and water service will be restored -- after Thursday’s cut-off, by around 4 p.m.