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Update: Austin Jr. High in Decatur classes cancelled Monday for water main break

School officials said they should have the campus ready to be back open again Tuesday morning.

Posted: Mar 4, 2019 7:46 AM
Updated: Mar 4, 2019 3:53 PM

9:14 a.m. update: School is cancelled for Monday.

"Even if it's a PVC line, and we will have to drain the entire line and glue it back together, that'll be done by late this afternoon," said Dwight Satterfield, Director of Operations and Safety.

School officials said they should have the problem fixed by the end of the day and have the campus ready to be back open again Tuesday morning.

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Update: School on delay until 9:30 a.m.

From earlier:

Austin Junior High School in Decatur is on a one-hour delay Monday morning due to a water main break in Decatur.

A decision on whether or not to cancel school for the entire day will be made soon.

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