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Laxdal water main a pain for residents

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A leaky water main continues to be a problem for some residents in Charleswood.

Another water main break occurred on Laxdal Road between Ridgewood Avenue and Brittany Drive early Sunday morning. The city confirmed it shut the water off in the area at approximately 8 a.m. and crews have been working on the damaged water main all day.

A city spokesperson said 16 homes are currently without water. A temporary water truck is on site for residents.

The area has seen numerous breaks over the last four weeks, resulting in ice-covered driveways and flooded garages for frustrated residents.

The city said the Laxdal water main is scheduled to be replaced later this year.

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