Update: The water line has been repaired and water service restored as of 6:50 p.m.
A water outage is affecting 720 customers north of Florence after a fence builder hit a 12-inch waterline on Highway 138. The incident happened shortly after noon.
Once repairs have been made, water lines will be disinfected and flushed as required by the state. Current estimate for service restoration is 7 p.m.