Broken water main causes water outage in Montara neighborhood

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By on Thu, April 5, 2012

San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services reports a water outage in northwest Montara.  Montara Water and Sanitary District crews are correcting the problem. The apparent cause was a water main breached accidentally by a local contractor.

The area affected is roughly north of Third Street and west of Farallone Avenue to Highway 1.  About 35 to 50 customers are affected.  MWSD estimates the restoration of water service in four to six hours.