Water Main Break
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.
Officials in West Deptford Township, Gloucester County are repairing a water main break that happened early Saturday afternoon.
The Philadelphia Water Department is working to repair a water main break that took place Saturday evening.
A water main break in a Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood sent water shooting approximately 40 feet into the air early Thursday morning.