Pa. Capitol workers return after water main break

    Many state employees who work in Harrisburg’s Capitol complex are getting a late start after the water main breaks that kept them home for two days.

    Gov. Tom Corbett’s office says non-essential employees are to report for work two hours late on Wednesday. The Capitol was closed on Monday and Tuesday after a contractor ruptured a water line on a nearby industrial property.

    Corbett’s office urged workers to bring their own drinking water and expect low water pressure as repairs are made.

    About 16,000 employees under the governor’s jurisdiction and more than 1,000 others in the legislative and judicial branches work in the complex, which includes the Capitol, the Pennsylvania Judicial Center and other buildings.

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