Water main break at 28 Waterloo Avenue being repaired today

Road closure between Dublin and Glasgow Street

Guelph, Ont., May 24, 2018—A water main break occurred at 28 Waterloo Avenue around noon today.

Crews are on site repairing the break now and expect to be done later tonight, as long as there are no added complications.

The City has notified local residents about the break. Some water is pooling on the street and neighbouring yards. People living and working in the area may notice disruptions in water service and changes in water pressure.

Traffic and transit impacts

Waterloo Avenue is closed to all traffic between Dublin Street and Glasgow Street  until the water main is repaired.

Guelph Transit route 9 is being detoured around the area until further notice. Visit guelphtransit.ca for more information.

Drivers and transit users in the area should expectdelays and plan extra time for travel.

Pedestrian access

The sidewalk on the south side of Waterloo Avenue is closed. Pedestrians are asked to use the sidewalk on the north side of the street by crossing safely at designated crossings.

The City will provide updates at guelph.ca and on Facebook (facebook.com/cityofguelph) and Twitter (twitter.com/cityofguelph) should anything change, or once repairs are complete.

Media contact

Kier Taylor, Supervisor of Distribution Metering
Water Services
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2164