Gresham water main break cancels classes, residents under water boil advisory


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    UPDATE: Classes canceled for all Gresham School District buildings die to the water main break. This includes all after-school activities. However, the Halloween party scheduled for tomorrow night at Gresham's School gym is still on.

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    GRESHAM (WLUK) -- The Village of Gresham is under a precautionary boil advisory after a water main break Tuesday evening.

    It happened around 5:30 p.m. bringing down the water pressure in the system, and it means no on should drink or cook with water without boiling it first.

    Brian Carroll, operations manager of Gresham municipal utility says the water is currently being tested for bacteria. Those results will let people know if the water is safe to drink.

    Village officials let the state's DNR know of the water break.


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