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Water Main Breaks Right Before Our Eyes

Travis Brooks thought the sewers were backing up due to flooding on the Missouri River.

"But as I got closer, then I saw that the way the street was buckling that was a concern to me," he said. "The way it looks like now, if someone hits that its going to sink in."

That's exactly what happened to Harry Harrison.

He was slowly driving around the flowing water when a part of the street buckled.

"When I came a little further, all of a sudden my can went whoosh...and that's when I saw that the street had buckled and my car sunk down," he said. "It didn't hurt my car or anything and that's when I saw you guys and I see the pipe's busted and it's pretty bad."

MUD had a crew on location to shut the water off within half an hour,

The utility said an eight inch water main pipe broke and about 15 homes would be without water for around four hours.


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