Emergency Water shut off on 86 street in Fort St. John

City crews are working at the corner of 86 street and 87 avenue to fix the water line break.

UPDATE as of 9:11 pm – City crews have restored water service to residents on 86 street. Crews have repaired the water line break and are closing in the excavation and cleaning up the site.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – City staff are working to repair a water main break.

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The water main broke Tuesday evening and staff have implemented an emergency water shut off for residents in the area of 86 street between 89 avenue and 85 avenue.

Crews are still working to fix the break and water will remain off in that area until the repairs are completed.

At this time, the City doesn’t have an estimate on when repairs will be completed.

The City says they will be updating their Facebook page with further information throughout the night.

This map shows the area affected by the emergency water shut off – City of Fort St. John.

Residents are encouraged to bring clean potable water home with them.

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