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UPDATE: Water Crews Repairing Water Main Break in Charleston

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 12/12/12 @ 11:45 a.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Water was shooting high into the air along one busy road in Charleston Wednesday morning.

A water main broke near the frontier building in the 1500-block of MacCorkle Avenue.

At one point, water was shooting 40 feet into the air and you could see it all the way across the Kanawha River.

DOH crews were replacing light posts in the area when they hit the pipe.

West Virginia American Water says they are working to fix the break right now, but no customers are being affected.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY 12/12/12 @ 10:18 a.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Crews are on the scene of a major water main break in Charleston.

It was reported about 10 a.m. Wednesday near the Frontier building in the 1500-block of MacCorkle Avenue.

Dispatcher say the break occurred along the riverbank of the Kanawha River.

Dispatchers say West Virginia American Water has been called to the scene.

We have a crew on the scene. Keep clicking WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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