DC Water is working to repair a water main break in the northwest that happened Monday morning.
Water gushed from a 6 inch break in a main on P Street between 26th and Rock Creek Parkway.
The break was located under a brick sidewalk.
The water was turned off around 10:30 a.m.
40 homes and 2 businesses are without water at this time.
Repairs are expected to late around 8 hours.