Water Main Break
MUNSTER | Crews were working to repair a water main break Monday night at Calumet Avenue and Evergreen Lane.
GRIFFITH | About 80 homes on Griffith's west side are under a boil order after a water main break caused water pressure to drop there Sunday afternoon.
Quinton Bolton, of Lake Station, talks about waking up without water.
LAKE STATION | The water problems in Lake Station surfaced for Quinton Bolton first thing Thursday morning after he got out of bed.
Lake Station water technician Harry Heath uses a metal detector Thursday morning on 21st place at Randolph to locate a water shut off valve as he and other city works try to isolate a break that occurred one block north affecting water flow to residences throughout the city.
Lake Station employee Jerry Cafin works near a 6 inch water main that broke early Thursday morning near Randolph in the 3400 block of 20th place.
HIGHLAND | Grace Street is closed between Highway Avenue and Ridge Road due to a water main break, officials there said.
CROWN POINT | A water main break early Saturday shut down part of Main Street in Crown Point for part of the day.
HIGHLAND | Police directed traffic late Thursday on Kennedy Avenue as crews worked in frigid temperatures to fix a broken water main, officials said.
It is absolutely necessary that we take a hard look at what took place regarding the water main break in East Chicago. This caused human suffering for many, not the least of which were the elderly, those with health issues, the impoverished, those with radiator heaters, people that depended …
EAST CHICAGO | Citywide water service was shut off Sunday, forcing schools to be closed Monday, after the early morning rupture of a primary line from the lakefront filtration plant.
Water service to the entire City of East Chicago was shut off in mid December due to a rupture of a primary line from the lakefront filtration plant. The fractured 24-inch main under 141st and Alder streets just north of Columbus Drive happened just before 5 a.m.
DYER | Dyer Public Works and Street Department crews spent nearly six hours early Monday repairing a broken water main in the 1200 block of Madison Avenue.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Courthouse in downtown Valparaiso was closed to the public at 1:30 p.m. Thursday due to a nearby water main break.
HOBART | A portion of Grand Boulevard (Ind. 51) will be reduced to one lane because of a water main break, the Indiana Department of Transportation said.
DeJuan Marrero's 21 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks led Times No. 7 Bowman Academy to a 67-65 boys basketball win over Menomonee Falls (Wis.) on Tuesday at the Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook Shootout in Mequon, Wis.
A water main break late Monday night forced the closure of Indianapolis Boulevard in Hammond near the entrance to the Horseshoe Casino, officials said.
The Times No. 5 Bowman Academy boys basketball team lost to Chicago De La Salle 65-60 on Monday night at the Mequon Shootout in Wisconsin.
EAST CHICAGO | Preliminary tests on Tuesday revealed no harmful bacteria in the water, but residents in a four-block area near 149th Street and Baring Avenue will have to wait until at least mid-day Wednesday to know whether their water is safe to drink without boiling.
EAST CHICAGO | A water main break in the 4900 block of Baring Avenue early Monday morning caused the street to cave in, taking a car with it and forcing a boil advisory for four city blocks.
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