Livonia boil water advisory lifted

A boil water advisory in Livonia, prompted by equipment problems and a pipe break, has been lifted.
The Wayne County city is home to nearly 100,000 residents.
A break occurred Thursday evening in a 48-inch pipe on Schoolcraft, just east of Middle Belt , the Great Lakes Water Authority said.
The problem briefly resulted in flooding on I-96, the city of Livonia said in a statement, and closed Livonia schools Friday.
The city also said extensive road repairs would be necessary.
Eastbound Schoolcraft Road east of Middle Belt was closed to traffic and is expected to be closed for several days, it said in a Friday statement.
Access to the on-ramp for eastbound I-96 was available.
This problem also resulted in an issue at Schoolcraft and Stark Road, where a pressure surge through the GLWA main destroyed a Livonia-maintained pressure-reducing valve at that location.
Also resulting from these issues, three water main breaks occurred overnight Thursday at Livonia-maintained water mains, which Livonia crews have repaired.
Additional water main breaks occurred Friday that temporarily interrupted service on isolated streets, the city said.

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