Atlantic City facing ‘unprecedented’ 12 water main breaks

Atlantic City facing ‘unprecedented’ 12 water main breaks

Michelle Brunetti | Press of Atlantic City

he Municipal Utilities Authority was facing a record number of water main breaks Friday but was managing to keep the water on for customers, Executive Director G. Bruce Ward said.

Friday afternoon, with temperatures around 16 degrees, crews were scrambling to fix 12 water main breaks, he said.

“In a huge week, we deal with three,” Ward said. “In the history of the staff and memory, we have never had as many as we have right now…” (Read the full story)

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