Hollywood Hills water main break

Water Main Break in Hollywood California

An 8-inch, cast-iron water main that was built in 1926 broke early Monday morning. The report was received around 3 a.m. The break caused flooding at the intersection of Odin Street and North Cahuenga Boulevard. Eventually, the flooding led to the buckling of the street. Water for nearly 80 homes …

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Bureau of Reclamation announces funding for water projects

Federal Funding for California Drought

Yesterday the Bureau of Reclamation announced funding for more than 50 different water infrastructure projects in 12 western states under its WaterSMART initiative. The WaterSMART initiative was started in 2010, and has provided about $250 million to different agencies for sustainable water projects. Of the projects selected to receive funding, …

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Downtown San Luis Obispo flooded due to main break

California Water Wasted as Pipes Break in Fresno

Water was cut off to a block of homes after a water main break flooded downtown San Luis Obispo Friday night. The pressure from the water caused pavement and soil to buck underground. Eventually, the mixture forced itself through the concrete, bucking upwards. To keep other old water mains from …

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