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Water Main Break

A 48-inch main burst Wednesday, flooding streets near Front and Tacony. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Water Department Blames Hot Weather For Recent Main Breaks

A spokeswoman says hot weather is bad for larger pipes while cold weather is tough for smaller pipes to handle.


(credit: Nicole Brewer)

48-Inch Water Main Break In West Kensington

Water department crews have shut down a 48-inch water transmission main that flooded the streets of a Philadelphia neighborhood early Wednesday morning.


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Water Main Break Forces Multiple Evacuations In South Philadelphia

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.


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Crews On Scene Of Water Main Break In Montgomery County

The break occurred near Swede and Township Line Roads in East Norriton.


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Water Main Break Closes Road In Newtown Square

The break was reported at 9:38 a.m. in the 3400 block of West Chester Pike in Newtown Square.


Manayunk Water Main Break May 16, 2012

Water Main Break Floods Main Street In Manayunk

A water main break has closed a section of Main Street in Manayunk.


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Crews Working To Repair Water Main Break In Hunting Park

Crews are working to repair a water main break in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia Thursday evening.


Traffic In NE Philadelphia Still Delayed Due To Repairs On Water Main

Traffic remains delayed in Northeast Philadelphia following a water main break early Saturday morning.



Crews Repairing Water Main Break In West Deptford Township, New Jersey

Officials in West Deptford Township, Gloucester County are repairing a water main break that happened early Saturday afternoon.


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Crews Work To Repair Water Main Break In South Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Water Department is working to repair a water main break that took place Saturday evening.


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Massive Water Main Break In Southwest Philadelphia

A water main break in a Southwest Philadelphia neighborhood sent water shooting approximately 40 feet into the air early Thursday morning.


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Water Main Break Floods University City Streets

There are several detours after a major water main break in West Philadelphia Friday morning. The break has closed 38th Street in University City, between Walnut Street and University Boulevard.


(Photo Courtesy Of: Jim Melwert)

Massive Water Main Break Floods North Philadelphia Streets

A massive water main break at Marshall and Thompson Streets caused all kinds of headaches in North Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.




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