Water main break causes water shortages in Berkeley

(BCN) – Twenty-one customers are without water this afternoon in Berkeley due to a water main break, according to the East Bay Municipal Utility District.

The main break was first reported at 7:37 a.m. at 2803 Park Street, according to EBMUD spokeswoman Nelsy Rodriguez.

Crews are currently at the scene, attempting to repair two 6-inch cast iron mains, Rodriguez said.

Service is expected to return to normal by about 3:30 p.m., according to Rodriguez.

An official cause for the main break has not yet been determined.

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