South Philadelphia Water Main Break

File photo of the South Philadelphia Water Main Break. (Credit: CBS3)

City Councilman Introduces Bill To Reimburse South Phila. Residents For 2012 Water Main Break

It took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city’s liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.


South Philly Water Main Break

South Philly Water Main Break Causes Massive Sinkhole, Gas Leak

Hours after a water main break in South Philadelphia was sealed, a gas main ruptured.