A Welsh Water spokesman said: "We can confirm that we have fixed the burst water main
near Llechryd and water supplies have been restored to the majority of affected customers.
The break in the 8-inch cast-iron water main
occurred at about noon Sunday.
When Robert D'Attile decided to leave the NYC sewer and water main
industry he had a tough decision to make regarding who to trust with the hard-earned reputation he and his family had established in the business.
CHICAGO -- This merciless winter is taking a heavy toll on the nation's pipes and pavement, breaking hundreds of water mains
that turn streets into frozen rivers and opening potholes so big they snap tire rims and wheel axles like Popsicle sticks.
Another major finding includes corrosion is a major cause of water main
breaks: 75% of all utilities have corrosive soil conditions and combined with a high portion of old cast iron and ductile iron pipes, corrosion is ranked the second highest reason for water main
pipe failure in the United States.
Water was isolated from the water main
and the electrics on the affected floors.
The water main
, once again, caused chaos to commuters and residents last Thursday after it burst.
Dwr Cymru Welsh Water said work would involve the building of a new pumping station and laying more than 12 kilometres of water mains
A large area of Victoria Road West, in Hebburn, was severely flooded after the water main
burst early on Saturday.
Since Friday, Southern California has been plagued by freezing overnight temperatures, causing a threefold increase in damaged water mains
The reconstruction and installation of all utilities, including water mains
, sanitary sewers, storm drains and water quality structures as well as base paving have been completed on Third, Fourth, Seventh Avenues, and half of Sixth Avenue.
In the storm damaged area water mains
, hydrants and service lines are being replaced and this work is scheduled to be complete by early December.