Water services restored to Deland residents impacted by outage due to broken valve

City of Deland water outage near Shady Oak Lane

DELAND, Fla — The City of Deland posted on social media just after noon on Thursday that “Water has been restored in Glenwood Springs and the Cascades!”

On Wednesday afternoon residents were alerted to a water line break due to construction being done near Shady Oak Lane and that water would be turned off for repairs.

Workers initially had hoped to have water restored by Thursday, but weather overnight impacted the city’s work as the hole dug had to be drained from the overnight rain.

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Right now, the city is not sure when water service will be restored but posted they will update the public by 4 p.m. Thursday.

The city says about 1,000 customers remain without water in the Glenwood Springs, Hunters Creek Apartments, Oakridge Condos, both Cascades and the Cross Creek subdivision.

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For affected residents, the city has a water distribution site at Stetson Baptist Church, 1025 West Minnesota Avenue starting at 2 p.m. today, thanks to a donation from Walmart.

Stetson Baptist Church is also offering showers and laundry services for those impacted.

Once water is restored, residents in the area will need to boil their water before using and drinking.