ELIZABETH TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – Crews were on the scene of a major water main break in Elizabeth Township.
There was a water main break on Route 48 and Valleyvue Drive in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Study Finds Pennsylvanians Love Their Peach Pie
Water could be seen gushing down a hill and towards a house.
The homeowner told KDKA’s Nicole Ford she found out about the water main break in her front yard when she saw it in a Facebook video.
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UPDATE: Water and power shut off at this home on Hillview Drive in Elizabeth Twp. Homeowner tells me she found out about the water main break in her front yard on social media. She says thankfully the damage was minimal. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/7tGZmv1J12
— Nicole Ford (@NicoleFordTV) January 27, 2020
The water in the garage was about 3-feet high, but there was minimal damage to the basement and no damage in the front.
Fire crews finished pumping out the water at 4:30 p.m. Crews are now working on the pipes underground.
Penn American Water said approximately 55 customers are experiencing low or no water pressure.
They said normal service was restored late Monday night.MORE NEWS: WVU Falls 78-65 To Texas Tech In Foul-Filled Matchup
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.