LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Residents in Hancock Park were without water Monday as crews worked to repair a broken water main, officials said.

Between 30 to 40 homes near Lorraine Boulevard and Fifth Street were affected by the rupture shortly before 5 a.m. this morning, KNX 1070’s Pete Demetriou reported.

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The 6-inch cast iron main that ruptured was installed in 1925, according to the DWP’s Kirk Broulliard, who described the rupture as a “moderate” break.

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Crews hope to have the section of pipe that ruptured repaired by mid-afternoon, but fixing the street may take a bit longer.

“We’ll make the repairs, we’ll make the repairs to the concrete afterwards and make the street driveable,” Broulliard said.

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Officials say the street should be fully restored by mid-week.