Water service back in southwest Charlotte neighborhood

- A contractor accidentally hit a pipe while laying fiber in the Steelchase/Sandy Porter area Thursday that shut off water supply, according to Charlotte Water.

Water service is back on, according to Charlotte Water.

Crews replaced the pipe, but it took a while due to the extensive damage.

The incident affected more than 250 customers.

Residents reported not having water since Thursday at 5 p.m.

Bottled water was being handed out at the following entrances of the neighborhood:

  • Intersection of Sandy Porter and Steelecahse Drive
  • Intersection of Sandy Porter and English Saddle Lane.


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