water main break
About 100,000 residents in Prince George’s County are being urged to boil water following a water main break.
An overnight water main break in Capitol Heights has buckled a section of Larchmont Avenue and flooded homes a few blocks down away.
A street in Prince George’s County resembles a movie scene after a water main break caused parts of the road to collapse, stranding a commuter bus early Friday morning.
Flooding caused by leaking pipes affected by the extreme cold disrupted operations at a D.C.-area hospital and airport.
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.
The Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College will be closed Thursday.
Separate water main breaks are causing flooded roadways in northeast Washington and Montgomery County.
Authorities say a broken water main in Fairfax County in shot water at least 40 feet into the air, soaking nearby homes.
A water main break has left as many as twenty customers without water in College Park.
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.