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Leesburg Utilities Customers Requested to Limit Water Use Due to Emergency Sanitary Sewer Line Repair

Repairs expected to be completed by Saturday morning.

Post Date:05/24/2019 12:21 PM

Leesburg, VA (May 24, 2019) – At approximately 6:15 a.m. this morning, Town crews discovered a break in the Cattail Branch forced sewer main near the intersection of Potomac Station Drive and Longhouse Place. The spill has been contained and crews are on site, working to locate the specific location of the leak and assess the needed repairs.

Leesburg Utilities customers in the affected area are requested to limit their water use while repairs are underway, including toilet flushing, bathing, laundry, dishwashing, and other household uses. Neighborhoods in the Cattail Branch service area include the following:

  • Carrvale
  • Cooke’s Crossing
  • Edwards Landing
  • Exeter
  • Exeter Hills 
  • Fox Chase 
  • Lakes at Red Rock/Northlake
  • Lansdowne on the Potomac (west of Goose Creek)
  • Leesburg Place
  • Potomac Crossing
  • Potomac Station
  • Potomac Station Apartments
  • River Creek
  • River Pointe
  • Spring Lakes
  • The Point at Loudoun Apartments

A map of the affected area is available here.

At the present time, repairs are expected to be complete by early Saturday morning. As the repair work progresses, updates will be posted to the Town website and social media accounts.

There is no impact to drinking water.

Media Contact:
Betsy Arnett
Public Information Officer

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