BIG SPRING, TX - The city of Big Spring informed citizens Wednesday about a busted water main, resulting in low to no water pressure on the city's north side. Big Spring Public Works Director Shane Bowles announced that utility crews were repairing the water line to restore normal service. The City acknowledged the inconvenience for residents and expressed their appreciation and patience during the process.
To facilitate the repair work, water service was temporarily shut off at 6 p.m. for customers in the area of Parkway Road and Hearn Street. Crews worked diligently to restore service as quickly as possible.
In response to the service interruption, the City established a water container-filling station at Fire Station #1, 1401 Apron Drive (at the Airpark). The station provided non-potable water (not for consumption) for residents. Citizens were encouraged to bring their containers throughout the workday on Wednesday. A case of drinking water (one per vehicle) was also available at the fire station.
The City successfully assisted residents with water access throughout the water line repairs.
City of Big Spring Update Issued at 9:25 a.m. on January 18th:
The City of Big Spring will continue to offer its water container-filling station from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thursday at Fire Station No. 1, 1401 Apron Drive (at the Airpark). Residents are encouraged to bring their containers to fill with non-potable water, and cases of drinking water are available while supplies last.
The City apologized for the inconvenience and assured residents that the Utilities Department was working to repair lines and fully restore water service.