Discolored water issuing from some Tacoma taps

Tacoma Public Utilities crews are working to repair a broken water main that is causing discolored water for customers near the Tacoma Mall.

The utility reported the break about 10:30 a.m. Monday. An update issued about 1:30 p.m. stated repairs were nearly finished.

Officials advised running cold water through taps for about two minutes to clear discoloration.

Customers with discolored water were encouraged to call 253-502-8207 to make a report.

Adam Lynn: 253-597-8644, @TNTAdam