Water main breaks have been an ongoing story, that hasn’t been talked about for the most part. In this article we will go over the water main breaks that have affected several different parts of the United States, and how these water main breaks are taking place a almost every day.
Folsom Street in Boulder Colorado was closed after a water main break caused a sinkhole in the road, and according to officials in the area the street will remain closed for the rest of the day.
A sinkhole about 15 feet by 30 feet cracked the street and sidewalk all the way down to Taft Drive. The cause of the sinkholes comes from Mike Banuelos with the city of Boulder who said that pipe erosion.
The next water main break took place in downtown Jersy City, and has left 150 residences without water, officials announced at 4 p.m.
The break in the six-inch pipe occurred on Wayne Street. The break has left three fire hydrants on Barrow and Grove streets without pressure, Jersey City Fire Department Director Armando Roman said.
A water main break at the border of Cleveland and East Cleveland is leaving only two lanes getting by on Euclid Avenue at Ivanhoe road. The break
was reported before 3:45 A.m a few hundred feet from the intersection. There was no reason given in the news article about the water main breaking.
A few water mains breaking today in the United States may not seem like a big deal, however there are water mains breaking in other parts of the world.
In Saskatchewan,a water main break on Albert Avenue sent students home early Thursday but the school says classes will be in session on Friday. Classes have been moved to Pavillon Gustave Dubois high school at 2320 Avenue.
The good news is that everything will be back to normal on monday, but school activities are cancelled.
All of the above water main breaks that we have reported on took place on 4/26/2013.
A section of road in Westfield Massachusetts closed yesterday due to a water main break that took place on Wednesday. There was no reason given for the water main break.
Another street was closed on St. Paul Street between 31st and 29th streets in Charles Village to fix a broken six inch water main.
So why is this taking place on such a frequent basis? Well, poleshift.ning and Zetatalk has the following to say about water mains breaking:
“All the land between New England and Mexico is being pulled at a diagonal, and it is not just the fault lines that are feeling stress. All will participate when the New Madrid Fault makes a serious adjustment.“ ZetaTalk
This would expain the widespread water main breaks that have been taking place as of late. one of the most well known water main breaks ended up becoming a giant geyser in Russia, here is the video below:
Tracking the frequency of these events is simply staggering when you begin to examine what is taking place. In order to post all of the most recent water main breaks, we would literally have to create a 5,000 word article covering all of the most recent news events.