Sewer Emergency Declares By Provincetown , Shutting Down Some Restaurants

Town of Provincetown Any food or restaurant business that is using its vacuum sewer system should shut down.

Water use in residence should be cut

Authorities estimate the need for up to 48 hours to carry out repairs and run the system normally.

A NBC10 Boston staff member caught flooding on Commercial Street in Provincetown on Tuesday after torrential rain rain lashed some streets.

The crisis has no significant bearing for sewer customers on the city's gravity structure, nor does it apply to properties where septic structures are in place.