Carnival cruise ship that departed from New Orleans floods after water line break

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) - A Carnival cruise ship that departed from New Orleans experienced a water line break and began to flood, reports KATC.

According to the senior cruise director for Carnival, guests on the Carnival Dream who were affected will receive a full refund, 50 percent off a future cruise, and are being given the option to get off the ship to be flown home.

The 7-day cruise left New Orleans on Sunday, April 29.

Many people have taken to Facebook, posting pictures and videos of the flooding.

Carnival released the following statement about the incident:

On Thursday, May 3 at approximately 6 p.m., there was a water line break on Carnival Dream that impacted guests in approximately 50 staterooms on Deck 9. Our on-board teams began cleanup immediately related to this clean water from a fire suppression system.

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