ODESSA, Texas — A major pipe failure prompted a request for water conservation for Odessa citizens.

The city announced on December 3 that a major pipe failure took place at the upper plane pump station. This failure impacted the highlighted portion of the map.

Upper Plane Pump station pipe failure
City of Odessa

Service was still available in the area, but the city cautioned citizens that the system would need repairs.

Residents in the impacted area were asked to refrain from using water for anything other then essential uses, such as required household and business use.

The city says by end of day December 5 the repair was finally completed and citizens were able to resume regular water usage.