(Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

(Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Water main break closes View Royal Elementary

School officials hopeful it will reopen later today

Students and staff at View Royal Elementary School may get an extended long weekend.

The Greater Victoria School District says a water main broke overnight and the school is closed Friday morning.

Crews are currently on site to assess and repair the damage and officials are hopeful the school will re-open later this afternoon.

The District says the school community will be notified when the water main has been repaired.

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