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Water main break reported along 6th Avenue in Des Moines

Des Moines Water Works says water was turned back on around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

DES MOINES, Iowa — The water is back on after an emergency outage near the 3900 block of 6th Avenue in Des Moines said Des Moines Water Works spokesperson Jenny Puffer.

Water was off on 6th Avenue from Seneca Avenue to Madison Avenue for an emergency after a water main break.

Puffer said the street will be patched in the next few days.

Credit: WOI

Local 5 has reached out to DMWW to confirm what caused the outage.

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