Water to Return to Broken Main Soon

The water main at Eastern Parkway and Crittenden Drive that broke last week has been replaced. A new section of the 48 inch pipe is now in the ground. Another section of the pipe was replaced earlier after suffering a similar break. When pipes are replaced, the increase in pressure after the repairs can exploit… Continue reading Water to Return to Broken Main Soon

Water Company Unsure if Second Main Break Related to First, New Inspection Program Forthcoming

The Louisville Water Company isn’t sure whether last night’s water main break is related to a rupture four weeks earlier. The 48-inch pipe that burst at Eastern Parkway and Crittenden Drive this week is a different section of the same pipe that broke last month at Floyd and Warnock streets. The first break has been… Continue reading Water Company Unsure if Second Main Break Related to First, New Inspection Program Forthcoming

Update: Water Main Break Presents Further Challenges, One Area Remains Under Boil Advisory

Louisville Water Company crews have reached the broken section of a water main that burst on Monday night. There’s an eight-foot rupture in the four-foot-wide pipe near Floyd and Warnock streets. The company will have to move an embankment and close some lanes of Eastern Parkway to make the repairs, and it could be a… Continue reading Update: Water Main Break Presents Further Challenges, One Area Remains Under Boil Advisory