Water Main Break
City and state officials issued an advisory to residents on Treasure Island to boil and purify their tap water before use. The advisory comes after a major water main break interrupted service to the entire Island on Friday.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews were at the scene of a water main break in the city’s Sunset District Monday afternoon, a utility spokeswoman 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.
Fourteen households displaced by Tuesday’s water main break in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood were being allowed to go home Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the city’s Public Utilities Commission said.
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.
Public utilities workers are still at the scene of a water main break in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood Saturday morning that has blocked off a street to through traffic since Friday afternoon.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission was working Friday morning to clean up a mess in Fisherman’s Wharf caused by a water main that ruptured earlier in the day.
A section of an Emeryville street was closed Wednesday morning after a water main break, while a second, smaller water main ruptured in Berkeley Wednesday.
Crews shut off a water main in Menlo Park after it broke spilled water into the streets for nearly three hours Monday morning, police said.
A water main break on 26th Street in San Francisco may have flooded a few homes and affected water pressure in the surrounding area Friday evening.