A water main broke at 2 a.m. Saturday in front of 2917 Panchos Way, the home of Ricky and Cindy Lastar, in the Village of Santiao.
Cindy awoke at 4 a.m. to find a flood and whirlpool in the street. At about 11 a.m. an excavator dropped into the hole. An attempt to get it out then failed and it was realized it was sitting on power lines. When SECO arrived, they determined that those lines carried 14,400 volts so caution prevailed. At 2 p.m., they finally got the machine out.
Precautionary Boil Order Issued
As a result of the water main break, a boil order has been issued.
The homes impacted are as follows:
• San Leandro Villas
• 1117 – 1221 and 1118 – 1224 Santa Cruz Drive
• 1101 – 1221 and 1102 – 1224 San Bernardo
• 2901 – 2919 Panchos Way
• 1106 – 1116 Liendo Lane
As a precaution, all water used for handwashing, drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, cooking, and washing dishes be boiled briskly for one minute prior to use. All ice cubes should be discarded and only boiled water be used for making ice. As an alternative, bottled water can be used.
This Precautionary Boil Water Notice will remain in effect until the problem has been corrected and bacteriological tests show that the water is safe.
If you have any questions, you may contact District Utility Customer Service at 750-0000 during normal business hours or the Water Plant Operator at 753-1756 after hours and on weekends.