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Water Main Break

Water main break forces early dismissal for Valpo school

VALPARAISO | A water main break in front of Memorial Elementary Friday prompted an early dismissal of students.

October 03, 2014 10:58 am

Water main break sends some E.C. students home

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago school administrators had to dismiss classes early Friday at East Chicago Central High School following a water main break.

May 09, 2014 6:01 pm

D.215 officials grapple with repeated water main breaks at T.F. South

LANSING | Officials with the Thornton Fractional Township High School District 215 are trying to figure out how to resolve a problem of a water service line near T.F. South High School that experienced three breaks within a nine-day time period.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Boil order remains for Griffith after water main fix

GRIFFITH | A boil order remained in effect Monday for residents south of Main Street after Griffith public works crews repaired a water main break.

January 20, 2014 6:00 pm

Water main break prompts boil order for some in Griffith

GRIFFITH | Residents south of Main Street are under a 48-hour boil order after a water main break Sunday disrupted service, officials said.

January 19, 2014 8:45 pm

M'ville water main break floods residences

MERRILLVILLE | Halloween wasn't a treat for some Merrillville residents near 75th Place and Broadway.

October 31, 2013 6:03 pm

Hammond contractors to replace broken water main

HAMMOND | Hammond officials plan to have contractors remedy a broken water main on Columbia Avenue near the Hammond Sanitary District by Saturday.

August 19, 2013 1:52 pm

Munster water main break closes portion of River Drive

MUNSTER | River Drive from Monroe to Jefferson avenues in Munster was closed early Tuesday due to a water main break.

August 13, 2013 8:08 am

Boil order averted after water main break in Hammond

HAMMOND | Hammond officials diverted a major disruption to water service for residents there Thursday after road construction crews broke a water main on 169th Street.

June 21, 2013 8:48 am

Crews working to fix water main break on Calumet Ave.

MUNSTER | Crews were working to repair a water main break Monday night at Calumet Avenue and Evergreen Lane.

March 04, 2013 8:15 pm

Water main break spurs boil order for residences in Griffith

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.

February 04, 2013 1:25 pm
Lake Station water main break leaves some residents without water; closes schools

Lake Station water main break leaves some residents without water; closes schools

Quinton Bolton, of Lake Station, talks about waking up without water.

January 31, 2013 6:00 pm
Water main break leaves residents without water; closes schools

Water main break leaves residents without water; closes schools

LAKE STATION | The water problems in Lake Station surfaced for Quinton Bolton first thing Thursday morning after he got out of bed.

January 31, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Lake Station water main break leaves some residents witout water; closes schools

Lake Station water main break leaves some residents witout water; closes schools

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.

January 31, 2013 4:42 pm
Lake Station water main break leaves some residents without water; closes schools

Lake Station water main break leaves some residents without water; closes schools

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.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am

Small water main break closes Highland street

HIGHLAND | Grace Street is closed between Highway Avenue and Ridge Road due to a water main break, officials there said.

December 11, 2012 10:25 am

Water main break shuts down Main Street in C.P. for hours

CROWN POINT | A water main break early Saturday shut down part of Main Street in Crown Point for part of the day.

August 18, 2012 7:15 pm
Highland public works officials bear weather to fix water main break

Highland public works officials bear weather to fix water main break

HIGHLAND | Police directed traffic late Thursday on Kennedy Avenue as crews worked in frigid temperatures to fix a broken water main, officials said.

January 19, 2012 9:23 pm

Learn lessons from East Chicago water main break

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 …

December 24, 2011 12:00 am

East Chicago without water after break in water main; schools closed Monday

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.

December 12, 2011 8:19 am
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