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.

09/21/2014

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Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In Center City

Philadelphia Water Department crews are on the scene of a water main break near near 7th and Locust Streets in Center City.

09/17/2014

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Water Main Break In Kennett Square Leaves Homes, Businesses Without Water

A water main break in Kennett Square, Chester County had residents and businesses there without water Sunday.

09/14/2014

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Water Main Break In Northeast Philadelphia Leaves Dozens Of Homes, Businesses Without Service

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lardner and Farnsworth Streets in Mayfair.

08/19/2014

Water main break in South Philadelphia on June 20, 2014. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Water Main Break Floods Streets In South Philly

A water main break in South Philadelphia early Friday morning damaged at least one home and created a traffic headache.

06/20/2014

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Crews Work To Repair Broken Water Main In North Philadelphia

The 36-inch main broke just before midnight Saturday along Master Street near 27th Street, causing a gaping hole in the road and damaging two properties.

06/08/2014

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Two Years After Water Main Break, South Philadelphia Residents Fuming Over Losses

“Peco management should be ashamed,” said resident Marla Rosenberg. Peco filed a loss claim for $750,000. The city’s total liability is capped at $500,000.

06/07/2014

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Major Northeast Phila. Intersection Closed By Water Main Break

The Philadelphia Water Department says work on the broken main will keep Verree Road closed for at least three weeks.

05/19/2014

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Busy Road In NE Philadelphia Reopens After Major Water Main Break In December

The Philadelphia Water Department has finished repairs on a broken water main and street damage that occurred at Frankford and Torresdale Avenues back on December 23, 201

04/23/2014

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Cheyney University Cancels Friday Classes Due To Water Main Break

The University says campus water service will remain shut off in certain areas while repairs take place, and service will be restored as soon as possible.

04/17/2014

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Water Main Break, Gas Leak Wreak Havoc In Port Richmond

Evacuated residents are being asked to report to the PAL Center at 3000 Belgrade Avenue.

02/19/2014

Water main break in Northeast Philadelphia on February 4, 2014. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

UPDATE: Crews Repair Massive Water Main Break Along The Roosevelt Boulevard

The southbound outer lanes of the Roosevelt Boulevard between Harbison and Tyson Avenues were shut down for several hours Tuesday morning after a water main break.

02/04/2014

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Water Main Break Floods Intersection In Wynnefield

It happened shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday at 57th Street and Wynnefield Avenue.

01/29/2014

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Water Main Break Snarls Traffic In Overbrook

It was reported shortly after 5 p.m. near 63rd Street and Jefferson Avenue.

01/27/2014

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Trash Truck Ends Up In Sinkhole Caused By Water Main Break In South Philly

Police say a trash truck ended up inside a sinkhole that was created by a water main break in a Philadelphia neighborhood Monday.

01/13/2014

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