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Posted on: April 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Low Water Pressure 4/24/2021: TxDOT Contractors Broke Water Main at FM 2004

Water Main Break April 21 2021

We anticipate the repairs will take several hours, and we'll post updates as soon as they become available. We understand our citizens are frustrated. City officials are frustrated, too.

TxDOT contractors working on the I-45 expansion project broke a water main at FM 2004 in La Marque this evening, causing low water pressure for citizens and businesses across the city.  

La Marque Public Works crews are on-site and assessing the damage. Crews with specialized equipment are en route. We anticipate the repairs will take several hours, and we'll post updates as soon as they become available. We understand our citizens are frustrated. City officials are frustrated, too.

City leadership will continue to advocate for the people of La Marque and work with TxDOT to reduce and eliminate the continued water line breaks.

As a reminder, and for future incidents, city staff monitors social media, but we aren't always online. If you notice low water pressure during regular business hours, please report to La Marque Public Works at 409-938-9280. For after-hours utility emergencies, report to La Marque Police Department Dispatch at 409-938-9269. Citizens are also encouraged to use our online reporting system by visiting concern.cityoflamarque.org. We are aware of this issue, so there is no need to report it at this time.

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