DALE CITY, Va. – Dale City Elementary School and about eight to 10 residents on Brooke Drive in Dale City are without water after an 8-inch main burst.

The water main break was reported just after 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Prince William County officials said the school and affected residents could be without water for six to eight hours during repairs.

More from the Prince William County Public School system:

*Students will be shuttled to Bel Air Elementary to use bathroom facilities until portable toilets arrive.
*Hand sanitizers are available to assure cleanliness and safety.
* Boxed lunches and bottled water will be provided.

More details will be provided as they are available. Students should remain at school, wherever possible, though students who must be picked up will receive an excused absence. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to avoid disruption to classes this early in the school year. Call the school if you need more information.