Water spewing from broken main in W. Houston

The break is spewing water on Westheimer at Dunlavy. City crews aren't yet sure what caused it, but they don't think it is drought related.

May 17, 2011 12:42:57 PM PDT
A major water main break at is causing problems in west Houston, with water bubbling up from the concrete. The break is spewing water on Westheimer at Dunlavy. City crews aren't yet sure what caused it, but they don't think it is drought related.

Repair crews have shut off the water. Only a small number of businesses appear to be impacted.

Lanier Middle School has not been affected by the water main break. School officials are aware of the situation and are making plans for alternate parking and traffic flow during school dismissal.

Westheimer will be closed between Hazard and Driscoll pending completion of the repair. Mobility Control officers are on the scene.