UPDATE: Denver Water completed repairs around 12:15 p.m. Friday. The road should reopen before 5 p.m.

Three schools in Denver are closed Friday because of a nearby water main break.

Abraham Lincoln High School, Respect Academy and Compass Academy will be closed Friday according to Denver Public Schools.

Denver Water is working to repair an 8" inch diameter water pipe on Hazel Court between Evans Avenue and Iliff Avenue.

Eighteen homes are without water.

Repairs will last throughout the day according to Denver Water.