Water Main Break
A water main break that closed the 1600 block of Walnut Street, Saturday, is repaired but the street remains closed to traffic, indefinitely.
Crews from the Philadelphia Water Department fixed a water main break Sunday morning after it burst Saturday afternoon in Center City’s shopping district. But some streets are not expected to reopen until later this week.
Crews are working to fix a water main break that happened Sunday morning in Manayunk.
The Philadelphia Water Department says water service is normal for everyone in Old City and Society Hill after Saturday’s massive water main break at 3rd and Walnut, but the gigantic hole created remains.
Water has been restored to residents after a 36 inch main ruptured in the Old City section of Philadelphia Saturday afternoon.
The outer southbound lanes of the Roosevelt Boulevard were closed for several hours while crews repaired the damage leftover from a water main break in the Northeast.
Frankford Avenue near East Pike Street is now open after a water main break closed it Sunday morning.
A spokeswoman says hot weather is bad for larger pipes while cold weather is tough for smaller pipes to handle.
Water department crews have shut down a 48-inch water transmission main that flooded the streets of a Philadelphia neighborhood early Wednesday morning.
Philadelphia fire officials were using boats to evacuate residents from the area around 21st and Bainbridge Streets in South Philadelphia where a water main broke shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday.
The break occurred near Swede and Township Line Roads in East Norriton.
The break was reported at 9:38 a.m. in the 3400 block of West Chester Pike in Newtown Square.
A water main break has closed a section of Main Street in Manayunk.
Crews are working to repair a water main break in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia Thursday evening.
Traffic remains delayed in Northeast Philadelphia following a water main break early Saturday morning.