Eldersburg, MD, 5:00 P.M., Thursday, December 19, 2019 – Throughout the day, the Carroll County Bureau of Utilities has been investigating and determining the best repair approach for a water main break along MD 32 immediately south of the intersection of MD 26 and MD 32. County staff has been in the process of isolating the immediate service area in the vicinity of this break and system users may have noticed fluctuating water pressures during the afternoon and evening hours. The impacted service area has approximately fifty commercial and residential customers and is bounded by Londontown Boulevard to the north, MacBeth Way to the south, Old Bartholow Road to the west and Georgetown Boulevard to the east.

At this time, the water main break is under control and all users have full water service. Be advised that the Bureau of Utilities will continue with system investigation on Friday, December 20th and that there may be additional water pressure fluctuation within the impacted service area. Further updates will be provided as information becomes available.

If any service system users experience cloudy water during this period, it is recommended that cold water taps be turned on and that the water be run for several minutes to clear the lines. It is also advised that users refrain from using high water volume appliances such as washing machines, dishwashers, etc., during periods of cloudy water or low pressure.

If you have any questions regarding this water main break, please call the Bureau of Utilities office at 410-386-2164. This will be the last release regarding this event for December 19th.