Winnipeg drivers got a big surprise on a section of Roblin Boulevard on Thursday.

A watermain break turned part of the street into a lake between Jaymorr Drive and Shenfield Road.

Roblin is not closed but was down to one lane.

A spokesperson for the city said 10 houses are affected by the break. an emergency water supply tank has been parked at 4455 Roblin Boulevard for those homeowners to use.

Repairs will begin as soon as possible today, the city said.