Hoquiam Water Main Break

Hoquiam, WA- The City of Hoquiam has suffered a major water line break on Simpson Avenue at 7th Street. We are told city staff, with the assistance of Rognlin’s are on scene, and are preparing to repair a 10 inch waterline. There are several blocks and many businesses out of water.

The City of Hoquiam is anticipating it will take 6 or more hours to make the repair. The staff on scene was able to maintain water service to Emerson Manor by making a temporary connection off Levee Street.

There is a road closure on US 101 blocking southbound traffic. The detour starts at 6th street.


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.