wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35
LIVE At 11:15 A.M.: Ray Rice Speaks For First Time About His 2-Game Suspension Watch Live Here | Read Story

Local

Water Restored In Downtown Baltimore After Water Main Break

View Comments
water main break
Alex DeMetrick 370x278 Alex DeMetrick
Alex DeMetrick has been a general assignment reporter with WJZ...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Popular Entertainment Photo Galleries

POEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The ControversialPOEts: The Legendary, The Celebrity, The Local, The Controversial

Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.Celebrities Born Outside The U.S.

Top Celebrities On TwitterTop Celebrities On Twitter

Ranking Stephen KingRanking Stephen King

Famous Women Who Underwent Double MastectomiesFamous Women Who Underwent Double Mastectomies

» More Photo Galleries

BALTIMORE (WJZ) —   A water main broke near the intersection of Pratt and Market Streets, sending up water through a manhole and cracks in the street.

Alex DeMetrick reports water has been restored to the area.

Baltimore’s Department of Public Works says the break happened in a 10″ line, which was quickly shut down, although water pressure in the area was initially impacted.

“We’ll know a little bit more shortly as to whether there’s a backfeed, that is another line to provide water to them, the National Aquarium and the Columbus Center, institutions that need reliable water pressure.  So we’re addressing that as quickly as possible,” said Kurt Kocher, Baltimore DPW spokesman.

Traffic was not impacted along Pratt Street, although repair work later could cause some slowdowns.

Stay with CBSBaltimore.com for the latest on this developing story.

Other Local News:

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus