Emergency Management officials have begun distributing potable water to residents affected by the water main break on Wilson Point Road; the distribution will continue until 7:30 p.m.

There is no charge.

The distribution station is the Middle River Fire Station #12, 609 Compass Rd., 21220.

***Please note: This is the career fire station -- not the Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue Co.

The water distribution is organized in cooperation with Baltimore County's Department of Health and Human Services.

Baltimore City, which is responsible for the municipal water system, reports that a 12-inch main is broken at Wilson Point Road and Alder Drive.