Water main break closes Rockland school

A water main break shut down a Rockland County middle school Tuesday. The break happened around 5 a.m. in front of South Orangetown Middle School

A 12-inch main broke around 5 a.m. today in front of South Orangetown Middle School on Van Wyck Road in Blauvelt.

A 12-inch main broke around 5 a.m. today in front of South Orangetown Middle School on Van Wyck Road in Blauvelt. (10/18/16)

BLAUVELT - A water main break shut down a Rockland County middle school Tuesday.

The break happened around 5 a.m. in front of South Orangetown Middle School on Van Wyck Road in Blauvelt.

Officials say residents in the area will experience discolored water for a while.  A boil water advisory will also be in effect for at least two days.

The middle school is expected to be open on Wednesday.

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