CHARLOTTE, NC - 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.