Water main break fixed in Portales, still no water | KOB 4

Water main break fixed in Portales, still no water

Justine Lopez
September 09, 2019 11:44 AM

PORTALES, N.M.—The Portales water main break has been repaired however, water is still unavailable to residents.


The main break happened near Commercial Street and North Avenue.

Water officials are slowly backfilling the site of the main break to avoid more problems. 

Service could be back as early as Monday morning.

The Portales Water System is advising residents to not drink the water without boiling it first. 

Schools will be closed Monday because of the lack of water. Eastern New Mexico University will also be closed.


Justine Lopez

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