A water main break is causing water outages in and around the Bessemer area.
According to the city of Bessemer, customers near downtown Bessemer, Brighton, Lipscomb, and Midfield may be experiencing low to no water pressure.
Crews are working in the area on 18th Street North and 10th Avenue North, according to the city of Bessemer. A Bessemer Water supervisor tells CBS 42 they had some type of equipment failure and are hoping to get the water back on within 4-5 hours.
The outage is impacting the Jefferson County Courthouse complex in Bessemer. Bessemer City Hall and the Bessemer Recreation Center will be closing at noon due to the outage.