Canal leak in South Jordan cuts secondary water supply

Due to a leak in the Welby Jacob Canal, some of South Jordan's secondary water service is likely to be shut down until Wednesday, officials said. Photo Courtesy: South Jordan City

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, July 21, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Due to a leak in the Welby Jacob Canal, some of South Jordan’s secondary water service is likely to be shut down until Wednesday, officials said.

A tweet from South Jordan City on July 19 said secondary water service will be shut off until further notice. “Updates will be posted as they become available,” the tweet said.

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Secondary water is untreated, unfiltered water that is used for the irrigation of outdoor residential landscaping and gardening.

An update Sunday afternoon said: “The City spoke to the canal company and they are expecting to be back in service Wednesday, July 24. We will continue to post updates as they become available.”

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