Gordon Head Recreation Centre has temporarily closed because of water main break on nearby Torquay Drive. (Black Press File).

UPDATED: Saanich recreation centre re-opens after crews fix water main break

A rusted pipe connection caused the break on Torquay Drive

A rusted pipe connection caused the water main break that temporarily closed Gordon Head recreation centre Thursday morning.

Kelsie McLeod, a spokesperson with the District of Saanich, said crews were able to fix the issue relatively easily.

The municipality restored water to Gordon Head Recreation Centre by 11 a.m. It has since re-opened.


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