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Repair work on Third and Arch Streets after a water main break in January.
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Shara Dae Howard
March 09, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Repairs to a water main break continue into the second month along Third and Arch streets and business owners say they are feeling the financial pinch. Read more here.
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Repair work on Third and Arch Streets after a water main break in January.
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John McDevitt
February 20, 2020 - 8:47 pm
The Philadelphia Water Department is now saying more time is needed for repair work after a water main break last month at Third and Arch streets in Old City. Detours around the intersection will remain in place through March. Read more here.
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Officials say the break in the eight inch water main in Old City caused damage to other underground electric and telephone lines near it.
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Mark Abrams
January 15, 2020 - 5:43 pm
The Philadelphia Water Department says it will now take up to two months to complete repairs of a water main break at Third and Arch streets in Old City. Read more here.
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Old City street closures
Shara Dae Howard/KYW Newsradio
Shara Dae Howard
January 13, 2020 - 12:21 pm
Business owners in Old City are feeling left out in the cold as Philadelphia Water Department crews continue to repair a broken water main at Third and Arch streets. Read more here.
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A Water Department spokesman said one water main, maybe two, broke on Ridge Ave near Scotts Lane.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
February 15, 2019 - 6:51 am
UPDATED: 10 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of homes and businesses in East Falls are waiting to get their water turned on again as crews work to fix one of two water mains that broke just after midnight on Friday. The two breaks happened around 12:30 a.m. on Ridge Avenue, according to...
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Work crews continue to repair damage done by a water main break in July on Sansom Street near Juniper.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
February 01, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delays keep flooding in for PECO crews who are attempting to repair a water main that broke last July on Sansom Street near Juniper Street. The pipes were replaced in November, and PECO crews have since taken over. But Philadelphia Water Department spokesman John...
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Mikhail Strogalev | Dreamstime.com
November 21, 2018 - 8:03 am
UPDATED: 6:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A big sink hole that opened up overnight Tuesday because of a water main break is blocking Dickinson Street in South Philadelphia from 12th Street to East Passyunk Avenue. Water Department spokesman John Dijulio says they were notified of a leak...
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water main break damage
Tim Jimenez | KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
July 30, 2018 - 1:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Water Department is providing more guidance to Midtown Village business owners on the repairs to the water main and streets around the massive July 3 water main break that flooded the heart of Center City. Contracts are going out to bid this week for...
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Center City Water Main Break
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
July 05, 2018 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Businesses near Tuesday's massive Center City water main break are re-opening, while utility crews continue the long job of repairing the huge hole in the street. Near Juniper and Sansom streets, electricity, water and gas services are mostly restored, as crews assess...
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water main break damage
Tim Jimenez | KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
July 04, 2018 - 9:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Several businesses are still without water as the work continues on this Fourth of July holiday at the site of Tuesday's water main break in Center City. The massive hole at Sansom and Juniper streets seems to have doubled in size in a day. The cause of the water main...
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