January 19, 2010

Tuesday’s Water News: Water Main Break Closes School in Vermont

Posted in Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin at 11:09 am by bradhannon

Molly Stark Elementary School in Bennington, Vermont will be closed for the remainder of the week because of a water main break that happened on Sunday.

Headlines
In Alexandria, Virginia a 12-inch pipe that runs under a historic statue broke, opening a gaping hole near the base of its large granite stand. Utility crews shut down Washington Street cutting off the main thoroughfare and bewildering pedestrians and drivers.

A large water main break along Colfax Avenue in Lakewood, Colorado is blocking a number of lanes on the street, said Steve Davis, spokesman for the Lakewood Police Department.

Metropolitan District Commission crews are working to repair a 12-inch water main that broke this afternoon in East Hartford, Connecticut.

Stimulus Spotlight
In Indiana, Union City’s north water plant is undergoing major renovations now, thanks to the State Revolving Loan Fund and the federal Stimulus money.

Sewer Rate News
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