GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - The city of Grand Rapids is working to fix a water main break that occurred early Saturday morning.
The main area affected is Blaine Ave and Kalamazoo Avenue between Adams Street and Evergreen Street SE.
A Grand Rapids water official tells 24 Hour News 8 a 24 inch water main broke after 6 a.m. Saturday. The water pipe feeds water to residential homes in the area.
Officials say few homes in the area lost water, but a few homes on Adams Street did have their basements flooded because of the break.
City crews have contractors working on the issues and to get streets back open. It may take a few days before everything is back to normal in that neighborhood.
Earlier in the day, 577 Consumers Energy customers lost power due to the water main break. Power was restored to customers around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
The cause of the water main break is unknown at this time.
We get a brief break from the "lake-effect machine" Friday.
A few flurries occurred Thursday night. Lows held in the teens and the wind relaxed to the 5 to 10 mph range, with 20s at the Lake Michigan.
On Thursday, the medical examiner's office said CMU student Kelly Markatos died as a result of the eating disorder bulimia.