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George Washington University Hospital in D.C. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Low Temps Lead to Burst Pipes at D.C. Hospital, Reagan Airport

Flooding caused by leaking pipes affected by the extreme cold disrupted operations at a D.C.-area hospital and airport.

01/07/2014

A broken water main is snarling traffic near Dupont Circle. (credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Water Main Break Closes Connecticut Ave. In Northwest D.C.

A 12-inch water main break has shut down portions of Connecticut Avenue in Northwest and will impact drivers through at least the morning commute.

12/17/2013

File photo of a college classroom. (credit:  JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

NOVA Annandale Campus Closed Due To Water Main Break

The Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College will be closed Thursday.

12/05/2013

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Water Main Breaks in Gaithersburg, Northeast D.C.

Separate water main breaks are causing flooded roadways in northeast Washington and Montgomery County.

12/02/2013

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Fairfax County Water Main Break Soaks Nearby Homes

Authorities say a broken water main in Fairfax County in shot water at least 40 feet into the air, soaking nearby homes.

10/25/2013

Picture of the burst water main on 17th St NW. Rubble covering the hole.

Water Main Break Leaves Customers Without Water in College Park

A water main break has left as many as twenty customers without water in College Park.

07/20/2013

Rubble and debris clutter a crippled roadway following a massive water main break in Chevy Chase. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Extreme Water Outage Reminds Region: The Pipes Are Problematic

The large water pipes buried throughout the Maryland suburbs were installed more than 30 years ago, when industry standards weren’t as strict, and are now considered some of the most problematic in the country.

07/17/2013

Rubble and debris clutter a crippled roadway following a massive water main break in Chevy Chase. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Pipes Could Be a Problem in Md.

The large water pipes buried throughout the Maryland suburbs were installed more than 30 years ago, when industry standards weren’t as strict, and are now considered some of the most problematic in the country.

06/24/2013

Estimate from crews at this construction site: 7.4 million gallons of water in the excavation - or 12 Olympic-size swimming pools.

Water Main Break Floods Streets in NW, Fills Excavation Site

A water main break in Northwest Washington on Saturday left some residents without water and forced multiple road closures, as enough water to fill 12 Olympic-size swimming pools dumped into the streets.

05/11/2013

Crews work overnight to repair a massive water main break in Chevy Chase. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Chevy Chase Main Break Restrictions to End This Weekend

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says water restrictions have been lifted for customers affected by a water main break in Chevy Chase.

03/23/2013

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