Carterville without water due to main break

UPDATE, Feb. 22, 2021: The City of Carterville posted the following to social media:

“We have been getting a lot of calls at city hall about rumors on the well completion due to incorrect information from social media posters…..

The estimate is still to be back up and running no later than tomorrow, but with hopes for today….The well crew has removed the motor, removed all of the old shaft, and built the proper manifold to change over to a submersible pump. The electrician is on site right now to complete the wiring and barring any unforeseen issues we are nearing the end of this.”

CARTERVILLE, Mo. – The City of Carterville is working to fix a broken water main amid freezing cold conditions. The break has left city residents without water.

Officials say the break happened around 10:00 p.m. Monday night near Pine and Main St.

Crews are on scene, but there’s no word on when water will be restored.