Service restored after water break in South Philadelphia

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Crews have restored water to all customers in South Philadelphia after an 8-inch main ruptured.

At least ten properties were impacted in the area of 17th and Bigler Streets after an 8-inch main ruptured Tuesday morning.

Philadelphia Water Department crews shut down the main around 9:30 a.m. and traffic was re-routed around the intersection.

It took several hours to complete the repair.

Service was restored and traffic patterns had returned to normal as of 4:00 p.m.

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