Water Shoots 70 Feet in the Air Due to Water Main Break in Charlottesville

Water Shoots 70 Feet in the Air Due to Water Main Break in Charlottesville

Lowell Rose | WVIR NBC29

Hundreds of gallons of water went flying through the air in Charlottesville Sunday morning due to a water main break. Crews spent hours in the Woolen Mills area trying to repair and restore water to those affected.

Public utility crews say a 6-inch broken water main caused what some called a geyser in the 1700 block of East Market Street.

The Charlottesville Department of Utilities says because of the water pressure on that part of city, water reached heights of 70 feet in the air…(Read the full story)

 

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