Ruptured Main Spilled 14 Million Gallons of Water into Downtown Streets

Many large buildings in downtown Minneapolis were without water for several days, and traffic had to be rerouted around certain parts of the city,  because of a ruptured water main that dumped 14,000,000 gallons of water into the area.

Although repairs are now complete,  testing will be required before the area’s water is deemed safe to drink.

Winter Flood in Minneapolis. A backup service using temporary lines provided water for six buildings. The break occurred at a construction site.

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