Montgomery County offices to reopen in April after February water main break

    The Montgomery County Human Services Center is set to reopen next month after a February water main break left part of the building unusable. Repairs so far are more than $800,000.

    Water and mud flooded the Norristown building’s first floor Feb. 11 after an 8-inch diameter main began leaking. Work has been done to prevent mold, and the new main has already been installed and tested, the Pottstown Mercury reports. Insurance will only cover about an eighth of the cost.


    Officials are considering an alarm for the water pipeline that would go off when there’s a significant change in water pressure.

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