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Broken Water Pipe Sends Millions Of Gallons Onto Parts Of UCLA Campus

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Water shoots onto Sunset Boulevard next to the UCLA campus after a pipe burst. (CBS)

Water shoots onto Sunset Boulevard next to the UCLA campus after a pipe burst. (CBS)

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LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Officials say a broken water pipe flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power assistant general manager Jim McDaniel says the pipe was shut off around 7 p.m., some 3 ½ hours after it broke under Sunset Boulevard and began spewing water onto the nearby campus.

McDaniel says an estimated eight to 10 million gallons were released.

For more, check CBS Los Angeles

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