Town of Leesburg utility crews are working to repair a break in a major sewer line and residents in the area are asked to limit water use.
The break in the force main line near the intersection of Potomac Station Drive and Longhouse Place was discover just after 6 a.m. Friday. The spill has been contained and crews are working to assess the needed repairs.
To help during the emergency work, residents are requested to limit toilet flushing, bathing, laundry, dishwashing, and other household uses.
The affected neighborhoods in the Cattail Branch service area include: Carrvale, Cooke’s Crossing, Edwards Landing, Exeter, Exeter Hills, Fox Chase, Lakes at Red Rock/Northlake, Lansdowne on the Potomac (west of Goose Creek), Potomac Crossing, Potomac Station Apartments, River Creek, River Pointe, Spring Lakes, and The Point at Loudoun Apartments.
A map of the affected area is available on the Town website (www.leesburgva.gov).
Repairs are expected to be complete by early Saturday morning. As the repair work progresses, updates will be posted to the town website and social media accounts.
There is no impact to drinking water.