Springdale Public Schools Closed Thursday Due To Water Main Break

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SPRINGDALE (KFSM) -- Springdale Public Schools will be closed Thursday (Jan. 12) due to a water main break.

The break was located on Park Street. The Springdale Utilities Department said everyone in the area should have water now, including schools.

According to Springdale Schools Communications Director Rick Schaeffer, the school district had to make a decision early on whether or not to close schools. However, they will remain closed Thursday as repairs continue, Schaeffer said.


No official word on how many homes were impacted by the water main break.

Crews on scene said they are still not sure what caused the break, and it could take several hours to repair.

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