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Contractor causes brown water in North Kildonan

Construction caused brown water for many in North Kildonan Tuesday. Global News

Residents in North Kildonan had to deal with brown water Tuesday after a large water main break in the area.

The city said a contractor working on Bonner Avenue near De Vries Avenue hit a water main which lead to the discoloured water.

One resident on Gilmore Avenue told Global News her water turned brown around 8:30 a.m. It has since improved however is still discoloured.

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In a statement the city apologized to residents for the inconvenience and added crews have isolated this section of the water main and are working to repair the break.

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