Alert for residents near Hackensack water main break

December 18, 2009 3:30:04 AM PST
United Water New Jersey emergency crews are on the scene of a six-inch water main break near near River Road in Hackensack, NJ. Newscopter-7 was live over the scene.

Eyewitness News is told the break happened around 3:30 a.m. this morning near the intersection of River Road and Mercer Road.

The emergency crew has managed to shut water off to the affected area.

Meanwhile, officials say customers in the area may experience discolored water and lower than normal water pressure until the water is isolated near the main break.

As for traffic -- the Hackensack Police have closed River Road at the intersection of River and Mercer.