July 7, 2005
A water main break yesterday morning in Towson left about 100 residents without water and created a 5-foot-deep sinkhole on Barnett Road, authorities in Baltimore and Baltimore County said. The 8-inch pipe broke about 8 a.m. and forced the closure of Barnett Road between Queens Ferry and Brixton roads. Public works crews were trying to repair the water main last night.
September 14, 2005
A water main broke in the 500 block of Stevenson Lane in the Stoneleigh section of Baltimore County yesterday evening, flooding the street and resulting in a cutoff of service to 35 homes and two hydrants, officials said. The main was reported ruptured after 6 p.m., creating a 6-by-3-foot hole in the street. Water service was expected to remain off throughout the night, but could be restored as soon as today.
September 22, 1999
Three Pasadena schools shut down by a water main break yesterday are to open again today, school officials said.Bodkin Elementary, Chesapeake Middle, and Chesapeake High schools, all on Mountain Road, were closed early Tuesday after water was found gushing from an 8-inch main that served all three buildings.Pub Date: 9/22/99
November 27, 2000
The county commissioners will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the County Office Building on a proposed extension of a public water main to serve the Maple Crest subdivision. The water main would serve homes along Woodland Drive and Wayne Avenue, and could be extended to Maple Crest Drive, Kolbe Drive and Hook Road. Copies are available in Room 100 of the County Office Building. Written and oral comments may be sent to Gary Horst, Carroll County Department of Enterprise and Recreation Services, County Office Building, 225 N. Center St., Westminster 21157.
October 17, 2003
A break in a Baltimore water main that provides drinking water to parts of northern Anne Arundel County, including Linthicum and Brooklyn, could result in a temporary decrease in water pressure and brief water discoloration, according to the Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works. The water main break occurred yesterday in the 3600 block of Washington Blvd. in Baltimore, said Pam Jordan, spokeswoman for the Anne Arundel Public Works Department. Baltimore officials are evaluating the break and planning repairs, she said.
January 16, 2003
Baltimore County school officials were hopeful last night that a water main break would be fixed in time for Overlea High School to reopen today. Kurt L. Kocher, a spokesman for Baltimore's Department of Public Works, said there were no guarantees. The break, at Kenwood Avenue and Lillian Holt Drive, forced the school to cancel classes yesterday. A recording on the school's voice mail told parents and students to watch television or listen to the radio this morning to find out whether the school will reopen.