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Water line breaks across from Botanical Garden

Posted: 7:19 PM, Aug 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-15 00:16:20-04
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A water line broke outside of the Botanical Gardens on Staples Street, causing flooding in the surrounding area.

A witness said the break happened around 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. City of Corpus Christi public information officer Gabriela Morrow told KRIS 6 News the break was caused when a contractor hit a water line.

Morrow said no residents were affected by the break.

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The city will be working on repairing the line overnight.