Streets closed as crews working to repair water main break in Holmesburg amid heavy downpours

Crews are working to repair a water main break in Holmesburg that is causing flooding as heavy downpours move through the Delaware Valley. 

The 20-inch water main break was identified after it was reported on Cottman Avenue near Walker Street around 7 a.m.

FOX 29's Steve Keeley was on the scene in Holmesburg as repair crews worked to assess and fix the damage, including a sidewalk in the area. Officials say some customers may lose water temporarily.

Eastbound lanes of Cottman Avenue between Walker and Algard streets will be closed as emergency crews work to repair the main begins.

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This comes as the Delaware Valley begins being hounded by heavy downpours causing flooding across the region. 

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