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UPDATE: Water service restored to East Brainerd areas

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UPDATE: Water service has been restored to the affected area in East Brainerd as of about 8:45pm. Complications between contractors led to some miscommunication of the time for the return of service that was expected before 4:00pm today.

Tennessee American Water's customer service number is 1-866-736-6420

PREVIOUS STORY: Tennessee American Water called residents of the East Brainerd area Monday to warn them of a water outage Monday from 8:00am to about 4:00pm. 

The outage will allow the utility install a new water main as part of the widening of East Brainerd Road. Water customers along the south side of East Brainerd Road from Givens Road eastward to Morris Lane, including the Reunion development, will be affected.

Nearby residents may experience lower water pressure or even discolored water during the outage. 

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Tennessee American water tells Channel 3 that a little under 500 water meters in the area will be shut off for the day, including irrigation meters at homes and businesses. 

Customers were called Monday with the following voicemail alert from Tennessee American Water:

"Crews will be working on a water main along East Brainerd Rd in Chattanooga on 3/8/2016.  The following areas may be affected: Givens Rd, Flower Br, Tall Oak Ln, Oak View Dr, Keystone Cir, Heaton Dr, Morris Ln, Homecoming Dr, Reunion Dr, Meeting Pl, Celebration Way, Restoration Dr, and Observation Ln.  Crews will be shutting off water services to nearby customers while repairs are being made.  Service will be shut off at approximately 8 am. It is estimated that repairs will be completed by approximately 4 pm.  Customers in the area whose service is not turned off might experience discolored water and/or lower than normal water pressure.  Crews will work as quickly as possible to shorten the length of these temporary inconveniences, thank you for your patience. "

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