Boil water advisory issued for multiple Pittsburgh neighborhoods after water main break

PITTSBURGH — A boil water advisory is in place for multiple Pittsburgh neighborhoods after a water main break.

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewage Authority said an 8-inch water main broke on Steuben Street at around 8:15 p.m. Thursday.

Water pressure was affected in Elliott, Westwood, Ridgemont and Crafton Heights.

Crews were able to restore water pressure at around 8:30 p.m.

The advisory is in effect to protect approximately 600 homes from contaminants that may have entered the water when pressure was low.

Water buffaloes will be available on:

  1. 1110 Steuben Street
  2. Hamburg Street at Springfield Street
  3. Lorenz Avenue at Rue Grande Vue
  4. 1717 Hethlon Street

Click here for a map of the areas under the boil water advisory.

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