Customers without water after main pipe breaks on Cedar City’s Cove Drive

CEDAR CITY — A broken water main on Cove Drive Tuesday morning has caused city public works crews to shut off the water to residents in nearby neighborhoods.

Map showing the approximate location of a water main break near 700 S. Cove Drive, Cedar City, Utah, Feb. 12, 2019 | Image courtesy of Google Maps, St. George News / Cedar City News

The incident was reported at approximately 7 a.m. As of 7:15 a.m., water was seen gushing from a hole in the street near the intersection of Cove Drive/Royal Hunte Drive and 700 South/Church Street.

Crews are in the area working to repair the damage, authorities said.

Traffic in the area along Cove Drive/Royal Hunte Drive is being diverted through the parking lot of Christ the King Catholic Church, Cedar City Police Sgt. Clint Pollock told Cedar City News.

According to a Facebook post by Cedar Communications, water has been shut off in the surrounding area and will be off for an undetermined length of time.

This is a developing story.

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