Watch for water repair overnight in Bloom

Last updated: November 18, 2013 - 4:03pm

BLOOMSBURG — Crews will repair a faulty valve on a water main early Tuesday morning that's been leaving the intersection of Main and Iron streets wet.

The $2,000 repair job will take place between 1 and 5 a.m. Tuesday to try to minimize inconvenience to customers on Main Street from Iron to Market streets, said United Water spokesman Bob Manbeck in a press release.

Those living in the area have received a phone message and a written notice delivered to their door.

Water crews will install a new 300-pound valve on the 6-inch diameter water main, Manbeck said.

Anyone whose water is discolored during or after the repair project should run their cold water tap only for a few minutes until it runs clear again, he wrote.

For all breaking news alerts and updates, follow us on Twitter.

Last Updated: October 20, 2016 - 7:27pm

SUGARLOAF TWP. — A 32-year-old man was flown by helicopter to the hospital after he lost control of his ATV north of Benton and crashed into a tree.

Rescuers said the man was...


Last Updated: October 20, 2016 - 6:01pm

BLOOMSBURG — Some students at Bloomsburg University were starting to pack up and head for home Thursday morning, on the second day of a faculty strike that has all but canceled...


Last Updated: October 19, 2016 - 4:25pm

BLOOMSBURG — On the first day of a historic faculty strike at Bloomsburg University, picketers greeted the afternoon with a brass band playing pep-rally-style on the steps of...