Water service to about 50 homes in the Longwoods Road neighborhood of Falmouth was finally restored Monday evening, but it took crews nearly two days to complete repairs to a water main that broke Saturday night.

Howard Rice Jr., director of the Falmouth Emergency Management Agency, said water service was restored around 6:30 p.m. with the intersection near Woods Road, which had been closed to allow repairs, reopening around 8:30 p.m.

Rice, who lives in the affected neighborhood, said residents lost water service on Saturday, which meant they had no drinking water, water to flush toilets, or water to take showers. The town’s Fire Department offered drinking water to residents of the affected neighborhood on Monday evening, but no one took advantage of that offer, Rice said.

After the water main break, crews from the Portland Water District spent the next two days repairing the line, the town said in a statement.

Along with home water service, the break rendered fire hydrants inoperable along Longwoods Road.

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