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Feb 19, 2015 4:13 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

North Sea Water Main Break Leaves Dozen Temporarily Without Water

Feb 19, 2015 5:23 PM

UPDATE: Thursday, 4:30 p.m.

Water service has been restored to the area.


Suffolk County Water Authority crews responded to a water main break in North Sea that cut off water to 11 homes and one business on Thursday afternoon, officials said.

The water main was on North Sea Road, cutting service to properties between Millstone Brook and Noyac roads. Crews were working to repair the main on Thursday afternoon, and expected to restore service quickly, according to Tim Motz of the Suffolk County Water Authority.

According to Mr. Motz, there were additional reports of neighbors without service in North Sea, but those shortages were not believed to have been caused by the water main break and were more likely attributed to frozen pipes.

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Having been w/o water , I can tell you there were more than 11 homes affected..
By auntof9 (157), Southampton on Feb 19, 15 4:43 PM
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Many more than 11. I was one of them as well.
By fish head (9), Southampton on Feb 20, 15 11:21 AM
I suffered some slight faucet flatulence with some light water discoloration thereafter. I'm glad it was no worse and thank the SCWA crews for resolving the problem...In other news...Today President Obama declared February 20th 2015 as Victory Over Global Warming day. The President stated during his declaration :"In less than 7 years, my administration has been able to reverse another calamity inherited from my predecessor."...Al Gore was the only attendee at the event.
By Toma Noku (616), uptown on Feb 20, 15 12:15 PM
I'm sure the right will find a way to deny Obama credit for this accomplishment.
By bird (824), Southampton on Feb 20, 15 8:32 PM
Al Gore invented the internet, discovered global warming and saved us from manbearpig!
..wonder how many SUV's it took to get Al there
By david h (405), southampton on Feb 23, 15 10:53 PM
Maybe you should read up on some NCAR or UCAR studies, like the ones on climate trends over the past century.
By Mr. Z (11693), North Sea on Feb 24, 15 12:38 AM