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A water pipe split along its length requires WSSC to replace it -- most water main breaks occur during winter. (WTOP/Neal Augenstein) ... Broken water mains keep happening along the U.S. Route 1 corridor in Prince George's County, Maryland, during this ongoing cold snap. The 12-inch main that burst ...
Repair work has yet to be completed on the water main break that caused the closing of Niagara Falls High School on Dec. 18-19 ... Davison said the Water Board's crews handled five other broken mains last week — two each on 13th and 77th streets, and one on 102nd Street — which were blamed on the ...

After a water main break is reported, it is confirmed, Miss Utility is notified, the water is shut off, and the broken pipe is dug up and fixed. Repairs were prioritized based on safety, the number of people affected, and the impact to major roads. Nearly half of the pipes in Montgomery County and Prince George's ...
A massive water main break in Manchester, New Hampshire is under control, but over a dozen people are without heat and hot water Sunday night. Crews are expected to be on scene all night Sunday into Monday as they work to repair the pipes and try to restore power and heat to homes in the area.
Crews are working to repair a 12-inch water main, which was reported broken Sunday night (Jan. 7) for having caused some street flooding in Mid-City, according New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board spokesman Richard Rainey. Rainey said in an email the break occurred in the 3300 block of Banks ...
Road crews are working on broken water mains on some of Tampa's busiest roads, causing street and lane closures until possibly Tuesday. ... About two miles away southbound lanes on North Armenia Avenue between Columbus Drive and St. John Street also are closed due to a water main break.

Raleigh, N.C. — Record-breaking cold temperatures on Sunday are being blamed for several water main breaks in Wake Forest, Durham, Southern Pines and Roxboro. In Wake County, crews were servicing a break in the 500 block of McDowell Drive near Stadium Drive, according to Wake Forest police.
Workers raced to turn off the water and fix the break before it froze over. On Sansom Street at 47th Street, a portion of the sidewalk had frozen to a solid sheet of ice thanks to broken pipes. And in Logan, a broken water main left several homeowners with flooded basements. "All we can do is wait for them to ...
A water main break at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City set off an evacuation of a major terminal Sunday and caused delays and cancellation of flights, according to the Port Authority of of New York and New Jersey.
The water main broke Sunday morning, closing I-694 at 15th Street North and causing detours for an estimated 87,000 vehicles that travel the highway each day. Utility crews have been working on the break ever since, but on Tuesday, finally shared a photo of the culprit behind issue. The pipe had a long, ...
El Paso Water uses robot to inspect large water mains for breaks ... "Anytime we have a main breaks, what happens is there's a lot of collateral damage. ... "A few years back what we did was analyze the entire length of the cross-city feeder [water] main, and we determined that there were only certain ...
Crews work to fix water main break near St. Joseph's School. by Rebecca Rendon ... EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14) — El Paso Fire Department crews are repairing a broken water main in central El Paso Tuesday morning. A 6 inch pipe ... Crews with El Paso Water began working to fix the break. St. Joseph ...
Broken water main replaced, but I-694 expected to be closed through the weekend ... A water-main break in Oakdale on Dec. ... The water main that broke Sunday morning in Oakdale and forced the closure of part of Interstate 694 has been replaced and only one resident remains without water, city officials ...
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — Anyone living or staying in the McGaheysville area should be prepared to be without water for several hours on Wednesday afternoon. According to the Rockingham County government, crews are working to repair a water main break east of Power Dam Road.
Some may experience low water pressure this morning after crews had to shut off water due to a main break. The water main break was reported on South Westview Avenue just south of Third Street. Water still bubbling up from the main break is water that was still in the pipe, crews said. It's unknown when water pressure ...
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Crews are on the scene of a water main break in Dayton. Police say someone reported the break around 5:45 a.m. Wednesday morning near the intersection of S. Westview Ave. and E. Third St. Crews have shut down S. Westview Avenue between E. Third St. and Fourth St. as ...
Water main breaks are a fact of life in any major city, but this year has been particularly costly for San Diego's taxpayers. The City Council on Tuesday may authorize an additional $4.5 million in damage claims stemming from three large water main breaks in 2017 - in Little Italy, Morena, and La Jolla.

Before dawn on a Sunday in August, O'Fallon public works crews were on the job repairing a broken water main at U.S. 50 and Mark Drive, a break that would ... The city continues to replace older, smaller iron pipes that are susceptible to corrosion in certain soil types with the larger plastic water mains.
Water pools along the side of Davis Street in Culpeper after a water main break beneath the street. Water main break 2 ... A broken water main is causing problems in downtown Culpeper. Around noon Monday, a cast ... The break is affecting several businesses along the street. Officials are now working to ...
'All my life, into nothing': Water main break devastates Longueuil artist's studio ... Montreal water main breaks: Slow response, poor planning ...
Jeffery Auer, the town's Deputy Director for the DPW told Western Mass News this is the fourth time a water main break has occurred on ...
Meanwhile, the utility said crews are working to repair the broken water main, which should be done by sometime Saturday morning. Residents ...
A short section of Memorial Avenue remains blocked to traffic after an early Friday morning water main break caused a sinkhole to form just ...
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority said a water main break in the South Side will leave customers on part of West Carson Street without ...
A water main break that flooded Route 982 just north of Latrobe has ... The break occurred in the area of High Street in Derry Township, just ...
A possible water main break has California Highway Patrol diverting traffic from an Escondido road. At approximately 9:45 p.m. CHP responded ...
ATLANTA - Hundreds of people were without water for hours in northeast Atlanta Thursday as crews worked to repair a water main break.
Water in the Lakeview area was temporarily shut off as the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans repaired a 6-inch water main on ...
Water main break in Roxborough: Matt Pellman reports during Action ... A broken water main flooded a street in the Roxborough section of ...
UPDATE: Saratoga County OES reports the water main break in Mechanicville has been repaired. A boil-water advisory is in effect for the next ...
Error loading player: No playable sources found. Water main break closes busy road. A busy stretch of road in Cedar Rapids is closed after a water main break.
Water main break closes eastbound Dickens Road in Henrico ... Officials said the broken water main is in the 5000 block of Dickens Road near ...
According to a news release from the Jackson County Court system, the water main break affected the electrical areas in the building.
DENVER (CBS4)– Crews worked to repair a water main break that ... Denver Water crews hope to have the water main repaired and the road ...
A broken water line flooded a driveway into a Mission Valley apartment complex early Friday, disrupting service to some tenants.
The water main break is on Division Street, Edison police said in a tweet Friday morning. As a result, Thomas Jefferson Middle School will be ...
The 48- inch water main burst in the early morning hours near Broadway Street in northeast Minneapolis sending thousands of gallons of water ...
The break happened about 5:30 a.m. at West Iliff Avenue and South Hazel Court in southwest Denver. Officials said Lincoln High School would ...
A crew from the Niagara Falls Water Board spent some time Wednesday evening working on a water main problem at Pine Avenue and ...
Meanwhile, multiple water main breaks in the Essex County area compounded issues from the storm, wreaking havoc in Newark and forcing ...
BALLWIN, MO – A water main break has shuts down the water supply and some streets in Ballwin for a few hours Sunday evening. Crews have ...
BWS responding to broken water main in Kailua ... BWS officials say 18 customers are without water as a result of the break on Keolu Drive.
Water main break in Lanikai causes lane closures on Mokulua Drive ... Board of Water Supply crews are responding to a 8-inch main break at ...
MONTCLAIR -- Adding to a growing list of issues plaguing New Jersey Monday morning due to heavy rain and strong winds, officials in ...
A large water main break flooded streets in Newark Monday morning, and it may take a few days for traffic in the area to return to normal.
Some without water after 2 water main breaks in Manitou ... Springs after a water main was broken during a pipeline project Monday morning. ... A second water main break was reported at about 2 p.m. on Via Maria Theresia.
SOUTH PASADENA, CA — Repairs are underway to a broken water main in South Pasadena, authorities said. The break is in the area of ...
A water main break in Oakland Co. and a mayoral debate in Detroit ... It was issued after a broken water transmission main caused system ...
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) - Some people in the Town of Tonawanda may have been experiencing low water pressure in homes Saturday ...
A water main break sent a stream of water onto Tunnel Road near Best Buy at the Asheville Mall Saturday morning. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff).


 

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