water main break

Officials say the break in the eight inch water main in Old City caused damage to other underground electric and telephone lines near it.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
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 main break on Chestnut St. and 44th Created a block-long sheet of black ice.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
November 14, 2019 - 8:45 am
A combination of freezing weather and a broken water main caused a big traffic problem and an accident in West Philadelphia Thursday morning.
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Crews from Pennsylvania American Water dig in the street on Township Line Road near Dekalb Pike in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, the site of an overnight water main break.
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
October 21, 2019 - 8:29 am
Crews from Pennsylvania American Water are working Monday morning to repair an overnight water main break along Township Line Road near Dekalb Pike in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County.
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A water main manhole cover on pavement.
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KYW Staff
October 09, 2019 - 12:49 pm
A large water main break in Roxborough is leaving many residents without service. Read the latest here.
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A chasm opened up on South Street between 5th and 6th streets, where a water main broke on Wednesday morning.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
July 25, 2019 - 7:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's still a mess to clean up on South Street from a water main break that happened on Wednesday morning near 6th Street. There is a huge chasm in the ground, five to six feet deep, with 4-foot piles of dirt on either side. The hole is covered with 2x12 wooden...
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A water main break led to water shooting into the sky and dozens of homes losing service.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
March 18, 2019 - 6:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A water main break caused water to shoot skyward three stories high and dozens of homes to lose service. A water main break leads to this geyser on Godfrey Ave in the Crescentville section of Philly. @KYWNewsradio pic.twitter.com/dUpjz0YHzO — Tim Jimenez (@TimJRadio)...
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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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Bells Mill Road in Chestnut Hill is closed as crews work on a water main break.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
December 12, 2018 - 8:50 am
NORTHWEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A busy road in Chestnut Hill is still closed as crews work on a water main break. Drivers who usually take Bells Mill Road to get to Ridge and Henry avenues to get into the city have had to turn around, as it is closed between Germantown and Ridge avenues...
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