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Pipe Breaks, Shutting Down Water in Rural Elk Grove Jail

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A broken water pipe has cut off water to the Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center in rural Elk Grove Saturday.

The outage has reportedly been going on since 3 p.m.

Authorities say that a water pipe on one side of the facility broke, shutting down toilets and drinking water. Portable toilets and drinking water has been brought in for the interim.

The pipe was reportedly fixed around 5:30 p.m., a sheriff’s representative told FOX40.

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