Update: At approximately 7 p.m. the city stated that the water service has been temporarily restored and that crews are working on a permanent fix. There were no further updates as of 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Due to a broken water main, there has been an emergency water shut-off in the Princess Crescent and 111th Avenue area.

The city warns that this is an active construction area and asks citizens not to approach the crews and their equipment.

The city does not have an estimated time when the water will be restored.

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