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7:10 PM UPDATE Re: Water Main Break Sutherland Pl.

The City of Manitou Springs Public Works Department is in the process of turning the water back on to restore service


Customers may experience some aeration or air bubbles in their water, after the water main is recharged. Flushing of all taps within a home for 2 minutes will usually eliminate any air or discoloration in the water lines.

Thank you for your patience

UPDATE: 1/23.2020 Sutherland Place Water Leak Water Shut Off


UPDATE 1:00 PM 1/23 Sutherland Pl Water Main Break

Re: Approximate Duration of Water Shut Off

CoMS Sewer Division Lead update: 

No Water Service in the affected neighborhoods. Water will remain off for approximately 4 more hours. Periodic status updates will be posted throughout the duration of the repair.  

Thank you for your patience

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UPDATE: 1/23/2020 Water Main Break Sutherland Pl.

Due to the Water Main Break on Sutherland Place water service will be shut off and will affect the surrounding neighborhoods. Sutherland Road, Lower Sutherland, Sutherland Place, Indian Oaks, Oak Ridge, portions of Clarksley Rd..

Please see map below for the general areas affected by the water outage.

Thank you for your patience!

Jeff Jones

Public Works Director

City of Manitou Springs, CO

719-685-2558 office

719-492-2359 cellUPDATE: 1/23.2020 Sutherland Place Water Leak


1/23/2020: Water Main Break Sutherland Place: 

Due to a water main break on Sutherland Place, the road will be closed at Sutherland Place and Sutherland at both intersections

Jeff Jones

Public Works Director

City of Manitou Springs, CO

719-685-2558 office

719-492-2359 cell

jeffjones@comsgov.com


01/22/2020 Water Main Repair Update (2 & 4 Sutherland Place)


UPDATE 5:00 PM

Thanks to the hard work of our Public Works Department, the Crystal Hills Neighborhood water service has been restored to residents in the area. Thank you for your patience while the repairs were in progress and we apologize for any inconvenience which may have resulted from the repair work.

UPDATE

The City of Manitou Springs encountered several broken valves during the repair of the water main at 2 and 4 Sutherland Place and the repairs needed are more extensive than previously thought. Currently, it is estimated that as much as ninety percent (90%) of the Crystal Hills neighborhood is without water. The City’s Public Works Department is on site working to make the needed repairs. Full water service for the Crystal Hills neighborhood is expected to be achieved by 7:00 PM tonight.

ANNOUCEMENT

The City of Manitou Springs will be repairing a small water main break between 2 and 4 Sutherland Place on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. This repair work is expected to take approximately 4 hours, with a potential for water service disruption expected for immediately surrounding properties.

All efforts will be made to keep this repair as brief as possible and will send out another notification once the repair has been completed.

Customers and visitors may experience some minor traffic disruption near this area due to the partial closure of Sutherland Place during this repair. A detour route will be posted with directional signage near the repair site.

Thank you for your patience!

Jeff Jones

Public Works Director

City of Manitou Springs, CO

719-685-2558 office

719-492-2359 cell

jeffjones@comsgov.com


01/22/2020 Public Works Announcement: Water Main Repair at 2 & 4 Sutherland Place

The City of Manitou Springs will be repairing a small water main break between 2 and 4 Sutherland Place on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. This repair work is expected to take approximately 4 hours, with a potential for water service disruption expected for immediately surrounding properties.

All efforts will be made to keep this repair as brief as possible and will send out another notification once the repair has been completed.

Customers and visitors may experience some minor traffic disruption near this area due to the partial closure of Sutherland Place during this repair. A detour route will be posted with directional signage near the repair site.


Thank you for your patience!


Jeff Jones

Public Works Director

City of Manitou Springs, CO

719-685-2558 office

719-492-2359 cell

jeffjones@comsgov.com

01/13/2020 Public Works Announcement: 

Test Potholing Tuesday Jan. 14th 

Intersection of Capitol Hill & Pilot Knob 

On Tuesday January 14, 2020 from 8 AM – 4 PM. A contractor is set to perform a potholing test hole at the intersection of Pilot Knob Ave. and Capitol Hill Avenue No anticipated Road Closures at this time.

Thank you.

Public Works Department

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01/10/2020 Water Outage behind Eagle & Villa motels


Update as of 8:30 pm: The water is back ON in the 400-500 block of Fountain Place/Manitou Avenue. The leak has been pinpointed to our water main which is inside of, and running through a customers property. 

This repair will take place on Monday as we will have to call in new locates and get permission from the homeowner on the NE corner of Fountain Place and Puma Path.

The Public Works water department is shutting the water OFF for a short while behind (S of) the Eagle & Villa motels, in the 400-500 block of Fountain Place/Manitou Avenue so the leak detector can pinpoint the leak on the main.

Water Shutoff Valve Replacement at 2 Sheridan Place on 01-02-2020

The City of Manitou Springs will be replacing a failed water service shut off valve at 2 Sheridan Place, on Thursday, January 2, 2020. The water main will have to be shut off to replace this non-functioning valve.

Customers on the following streets will experience water outages during this repair work: Sheridan Place, Grant Avenue, Panorama Place, Lincoln Avenue, and some portions of Floral Path and the upper end of Washington Avenue.

This repair work will commence at 9AM and conclude by 4PM on Thursday 01/02/2020.

Customers and visitors may experience some minor traffic disruption near this address during this repair, and they may also see some aeration or air bubbles in their water, after the water main is recharged. Flushing of all taps within a home for 2 minutes will usually eliminate any air or discoloration in the water lines.

Thank you for your cooperation!

Rich Fabbro

Deputy Public Works Director

City of Manitou Springs, CO

719-685-2561 office

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