An underground water main broke at the Monday afternoon, resulting in the immediate closure of the community center, Facilities Maintenance Program Manager Sandy Tenborg said.
Something was noticeably wrong when San Ramon Community Center staff saw running water pushing gravel and muddying the water in the fountain on the backside of the community center.
San Ramon Public Services staff quickly arrived on scene, and have begun to work with a city contractor to repair the main, which is five feet underground. The community center will remain closed, along with the restrooms at Central Park, until the main is repaired and water service is restored, which is expected to be Wednesday morning.
No damage was reported in any of the buildings on site.
The cause of the break is currently unknown, Tenborg said.
This was the second time a water main broke at a San Ramon community center in the last year. In July, .
Scheduled programs and facility rentals are being diverted in alternative city facilities. To register for San Ramon Parks & Community Service programs, the city is encouraging residents to go to the , the and the .
The city says it will update the public on the status of the repairs on its website.