Water Main Break Floods Bowery and Delancey

Posted on: February 14th, 2012 at 9:34 am by

Shortly before 7 am this morning, a water main ruptured near the intersection of Bowery and Delancey, completely flooding the area.  Emergency workers (Con Edison) responded immediately, and reportedly had the situation under control.

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DNAinfo spoke to Carter Strickland, Commissioner of the Department for Environmental Protection, who said the main was 106 years old.  The cause of the breakage is not yet clear.

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[Photos via KT]

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