TIDEWATER WATER MAIN BREAK IN LEWES AREA

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Residents in the Red Mill Pond and Sweetbriar developments who use Tidewater Utilities have been without water since about 11am. Tidewater officials tell WGMD that a contractor ruptured a 12-inch main this morning and service has been shut down for the afternoon. About 570 homes are affected by the break. When service is restored – Tidewater uses will receive a global call to let them know that service is back – however you should boil any water you plan to use for drinking or cooking for about 5 minutes before using.