Water main break closes Highland Elementary

Posted at 10:24 AM, Jan 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-28 14:53:34-05

Just after 9:30 a.m. a water main at the corner of Lowell Drive and Barnett Street burst, sending thousands of gallons of water down the street.

Oildale mutual water officials tell 23ABC that the water main burst has affected Highland Elementary School.

Highland principal, Tonny Gisbertz  said the school has no water as a result of the burst and school will be shutting down for the rest of the day.

Officials say that parents need to pick up their children  and water will be provided for the students and staff who are still at the school.