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Failing infrastructure imperils Drinking Water Systems

Deep inside a 70-year-old water-treatment plant, drinking water for Iowa’s capital city is cleansed of harmful nitrates that come from the state’s famously rich farmland. Without Des Moines Water Works, the central Iowa [...]

Water main break causes half-million gallon water leak

A water main break caused more than a half-million gallons of chlorinated water to rush into Gilleland Creek, Pflugerville Wednesday afternoon, causing some smaller fish to die. A city contractor was drilling [...]

Monterey Park Pays AT&T $85,000 for Grazing its Fiber Optic Wires

Grazing fiber optic wires, a mistake during a routine new business water main installation cost Monterey Park $85,000 in settlement costs — an addition to $836,300 in water and sewer claims in [...]

Woman says no one will fix water main break damaging home

A Nashville woman says a water main break at a nearby apartment complex is forcing water onto her property, causing major damage to her home. Erica Waters told News 2 she can’t [...]

Cleanup Continues After Massive Water Main Break

Cleanup efforts continued in North Philadelphia Sunday morning after a four-foot water main burst Saturday night, pouring millions of gallons of water into the street. Saturday's break, which happened about 8 p.m. near [...]

Birkdale Construction Causes Water Main Break

Construction work caused a water main break at Birkdale Village on Thursday, according to the Huntersville Fire Department. The incident happened on the 16700 block of Birkdale Commons Parkway, near Townley Road. [...]

UPDATE: Water main break affects 500 customers in M’ville

A water main break late Thursday afternoon affected 500 Indiana America Water customers and forced the closure of a road near the Hickory Ridge Lake Apartments in Merrillville, officials said. Cleveland Street [...]

Water main break causes water outages and school closings

Due to a major water break in the town of Mullens there will be school closings for Mullens Elementary and Middle Schools on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Crews are working to fix the [...]

High Point Shopping Center Water Main Hit

A private contractor investigating the cause of a small sinkhole at High Point Shopping Center hit an 8-inch water main Wednesday. Businesses at the shopping center and South Kitsap High School were [...]

Philly has one sinkhole for every mile of road

According to PhillyVoice on August 31st: Philly's infrastructure problem may be even worse than you think. There have been 2019 sinkholes reported this year – around one for every mile of road [...]

BROKEN WATER MAIN LEAVES PACOIMA SCHOOL WITHOUT SERVICE FOR HOURS

According to ABC7 on August 26th: A broken water main sent water gushing down a street in Pacoima Wednesday morning and left a nearby elementary school without service for hours. The busted [...]

Residents allowed back in, 12 days after water main break, sinkhole

According to WKOW updated on September 10th: Nearly two weeks after a water main break and sinkhole, residents are now allowed home at River's Edge Apartments. The water main break flooded two [...]

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