Santa Barbara firefighters and public works crews responded Sunday evening to a water main break that left some customers without water on the city's Westside.
The break occurred at about 6:20 p.m. in the 800 block of West Arrellaga Street.
Witnesses reported that the pavement was lifted about three inches by the force of the water.
The break caused a disruption of water service for customers in the neighborhood. Details on how many customers were affected were not available late Sunday.
Residents in the area said a similar break occurred less than a year ago.
One week ago, a water main break in Old Town Goleta created a 20-foot-by-20-foot sinkhole in the 5700 block of Hollister Avenue. Although the Aug. 24 break has been repaired, the Goleta Water District is still trying to determine the cause.