Boil water notice issued for Palestine residents near MLK Blvd.

Boil water notice issued for Palestine residents near MLK Blvd.

PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - UPDATE: City officials confirm the break has been repaired but a boil water notice has been issued for Martin Luther King Boulevard and all of Westwood extending out west all the way through the system until further notice.

PREVIOUS: City workers have confirmed that they have located the source of the water main break. Officials say it will take another five to six hours before water is restored.

A water main break is affecting homes and businesses in Palestine.

According to a Facebook post from the Palestine Police Department, the City of Palestine Public Works division is en route to an area on Martin Luther King Blvd where a citizen has hit a water main while digging.

The post said many businesses and homes in the Westwood area and Fort Houston addition as well as the area near the Airport are affected by this break.

Officials are unsure at this time how long the leak will take to fix.

They ask people to take extra caution while driving through this area due to the amount of water coming from this leak and work crews.

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