Some 20.000 people in the area of La Uruca and Pavas were without water Saturday, due to a break in a 40 year old water main in front of Pozuelo cookie factory in La Uruca.

The AyA (water and sewer utility) worked all day on the problem, restoring water service about 5:00pm Saturday.

Drivers in the area had to go around the water, which one eye witness told the Q, “it was like during a rain storm”.

All of La Uruca, Rohrmoser and Pavas were without water from a little after 9:00am.

AyA authorities blame the deteriorated water pipe.

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