Broken water main
East Bay Municipal Utility District crews repaired a ruptured sewer line in Oakland Friday morning.
Oakland had five water mains break Monday after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake that morning and it’s possible a main that broke Thursday morning was also damaged in that quake.
About 20 EBMUD customers were without water service due to a water main break Sunday morning that resulted in property damage in Oakland’s Glenview district.
A water main in Richmond that has been leaking for years has been fixed and the East Bay Municipal Utility District — which had long denied the seep was from their pipes — finally owned up to the problem.
An early Friday morning car crash damaged and cut the main water supply for an elementary school campus in San Jose, authorities said.
A 14-inch water main ruptured in Martinez early Thursday morning, sending water gushing down streets in a neighborhood near downtown, a city engineer said.
San Francisco city officials threw a party at a school gym in Visitacion Valley last Saturday to celebrate a return to normalcy after a yearlong sewer project wrapped up on Sunnydale Avenue. Three days later, the neighborhood was back in turmoil after a large water main broke.
The L-Taraval Muni Line was moving slowly Thursday morning due to a broken water main in the Sunset District, in the area of 32nd and 33rd avenues, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
Approximately 160 homes in Alameda County have been affected by a water main break Friday morning near Pleasanton, city of Pleasanton officials said.
A water main rupture that sprayed a San Francisco intersection with water Thursday morning occurred because the pipe is old and made of materials no longer used by the city, a water department official said.