Problem water pipe to be replaced in spring; more breaks expected

Photo by Gretel Daugherty—A moment of sunlight casts a rainbow across a torrent of water pouring from a water main break in the 500 block of 28 1/2 Road. The break in the six-inch cast iron line shot water about 60 feet into the air and pelted the area with rocks for about 20 minutes Thursday before crews were able to shut off the water supply to the line. The city says this is the same main that broke on Monday.



WATER MAIN BREAK rainbow 10

Photo by Gretel Daugherty—A moment of sunlight casts a rainbow across a torrent of water pouring from a water main break in the 500 block of 28 1/2 Road. The break in the six-inch cast iron line shot water about 60 feet into the air and pelted the area with rocks for about 20 minutes Thursday before crews were able to shut off the water supply to the line. The city says this is the same main that broke on Monday.

A nearly 50-year-old water- line that broke twice earlier this week ruptured again in spectacular fashion Thursday, sending water, rocks and other debris gushing into the air above a Grand…




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