Water Main Break
Three nearly simultaneous water main breaks in Vallejo may have been caused when crews working on a fire hydrant elsewhere in Vallejo shut down water for the repairs.
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.
Firefighters have responded to a reported water main break in East Palo Alto Friday morning.
A contractor broke a water main on Second Street between C and D streets in downtown San Rafael Thursday afternoon.
After a water main break ravaged a section of San Francisco’s Inner Parkside neighborhood last week, residents continue to deal with the aftermath, including sinkholes caving in under their homes.
“Good hands with Allstate. We didn’t get good hands, we got the finger!” said Allstate policyholder and homeowner Ray Moreno.
Four homes were declared uninhabitable on Saturday near the spot where a water main broke in San Francisco’s Inner Parkside neighborhood last week, a city Public Utilities Commission spokeswoman said Monday.
Nearly two dozen homes and a number of cars were damaged by flooding after a water main ruptured in San Francisco’s Inner Parkside neighborhood early Wednesday morning.
Bus shuttles will be running on the Powell-Mason cable car line Wednesday due to a water main break in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority.
The Marin Municipal Water District hopes to repair a broken water main in Kentfield by late morning or early Thursday afternoon, a district spokeswoman said.