This past weekend, an old water main broke in the 1100 block of North Church Street, between John and Salem streets.  Here's what the City of Rockford Public Works says you should do with your water while repairs continue.


The City of Rockford Public Works Department has been working non stop to fix the 12-inch water main break.  According to WREX TV 13, Public Works Director Tim Hanson says "The water main affected is one of the oldest in the city at 80 years old and its age likely caused the break."

Getty Images

Water service will be back to normal soon, but to be safe, official have issued a boil order for the residents to be safe.

Work will continue until the project is repaired which should be completed by weeks end.

Until an all clear is given in the are of North Church Street, continue the boil order.