A busy Esquimalt street is closed early Friday afternoon due to a water main break.
Esquimalt Road is closed between Head Street and Lampson Street due to a water pipe breaking.
Water could be seen pooled along the 900-block of Esquimalt Road early Friday.
In a notice posted around noon, the township said crews from the City of Victoria – which maintains Esquimalt’s water pipes – were at the scene.
In an update Friday evening, the municipality said repairs would continue overnight, but were expected to be complete Saturday.
Esquimalt Road watermain update:
City of Victoria crews are on site and expect a temporary repair of the watermain to be complete in the next 4-5 hours. No water quality issues are expected after the repair. #yyjtraffic
— TownshipOfEsquimalt (@EsquimaltBC) October 14, 2023