water main break

Construction finishing up on Third and Arch streets.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
April 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
For most of 2020, the intersection of Third and Arch streets has been closed off to car traffic for repair work following a water main break in early January. 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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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.
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
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.
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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