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.
A construction worker needed to be rescued from a well after he slipped and injured his back Friday afternoon.
Repairs are being made to a water main that broke along Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase and resulted in water use restrictions.
One northbound lane and three southbound lanes of Connecticut Avenue are open between East-West Highway and Jones Bridge Road in Chevy Chase after a 54-inch water main break has wreaked havoc on the area since Monday night.
A 54-inch water main break has closed Connecticut Ave in both directions in Chevy Chase, Md.