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A broken water main.  (CBS)

Crews Repairing Broken Water Main In San Francisco’s Upper Castro

San Francisco water crews are in the process of repairing a 6-inch water main that broke in the city’s Upper Castro neighborhood.

08/26/2014

A four alarm fire burns the barracks on Mare Island. (CBS)

Quake-Damaged Water Main Hampers Vallejo Firefighters’ Efforts On Mare Island

An earthquake-damaged water main played a role in Vallejo firefighters’ ability to put out Tuesday morning’s fire on Mare Island.

08/26/2014

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Napa Still Assessing Damages From 6.0 Earthquake; More Buildings Get Red-Tagged

NAPA (CBS SF) — Inspectors were still fanning across city streets in Napa Monday morning to check buildings for damage from Sunday morning’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake and a total of 49 have been declared too damaged to […]

08/25/2014

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Strong Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rocks San Francisco Bay Area, Dozens Hurt, Significant Damage In Napa

A strong magnitude 6 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, injuring over 170 people, severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa, rupturing gas lines and water mains across Napa, Sonoma, and Solano counties leading to multiple fires, plunging thousands into darkness and buckling and cracking roadways on Highway 37 and State Routes 12 and 121.

08/24/2014

A broken water main.  (CBS)

Water Main Break Shuts Down Several Oakland Streets; Sinkholes Possible

A water-main break has shut down several streets in Oakland’s Piedmont Avenue neighborhood. Police have established a safety zone around the main break because of cracks and possible sinkholes in the roadway.

08/11/2014

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EBMUD Repairs Seeping Richmond Main After Years Of Wasted Water

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.

07/31/2014

Water gushing from a broken main on Sunset Blvd. (CBS)

LA Cleaning Up After Massive Rupture Forced Swift Boat Rescues On UCLA Campus

Cleanup was underway in Los Angeles Wednesday after millions of gallons of water flooded the normally quiet UCLA campus during summer break, forcing first responders to rescue people trapped in a nearby parking garage.

07/30/2014

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

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

Officials say a broken water pipe flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.

07/29/2014

Burst Main in Union Square

Burst Water Main Floods Shops In SF Union Square

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews worked to repair a water main in Union Square Saturday morning.

07/12/2014

Water flows from a buckled roadway on Joost St. in San Francisco's Outer Mission district, June 24, 2014. (CBS)

Water Main Break Floods Street, Shuts Down Traffic In San Francisco Outer Mission

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission crews are working to repair a water main break in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, fire and SFPUC officials said.

06/24/2014

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