Water should be restored to Layton homes by 10 p.m.

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LAYTON, Utah, July 4, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — After approximately 200 homes were left without water in Layton Thursday, officials said all water should be restored by 10 p.m.

Numerous breaks were discovered at approximately 8 a.m. due to a failing water pressure valve, according to a Facebook post from Layton City.

“We are currently aware of the water main breaks and have crews working hard to repair them,” the Facebook post said. “All water should be turned back on around 9 -10 p.m. If you have any questions please call the dispatch non-emergency line at 801-497-8300.”

Throughout the day, officials updated the post with the areas that were back in service.

The final post at 5 p.m. said: “An area between Antelope Drive and Cherry Lane, east of Fairfield Drive. 200 homes affected, 50 currently back up and the rest will be repaired before 10 p.m.”

Numerous residents posted on the Facebook thread to thank crews for working through the July Fourth holiday.

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