Water Main Break
Some families were without water for several hours. At the peak of the problem, approximately 80 percent of the homes in Dixmoor had no water service, or only a trickle of water.
An 8-inch main burst around 1 p.m. Thursday, due to the extreme cold, causing water to flood the area.
The City of Highwood issued a citywide boil order Tuesday morning, advising residents to boil any water to be used for drinking, cooking, brushing teeth or washing dishes. The city recommends that they bring water to a rolling boil for five minutes and allow it to cool before consumption.
A water main break in Little Village has left a virtual moat around almost an entire square block Tuesday morning.
Trains were still running normally, but were not stopping at the Grand station in either direction.
A large water main break on the South Side forced city crews to scramble to stop the leak on Friday.
A water main break Wednesday morning snagged Northwest Highway in Park Ridge.
It could be commuter chaos downtown Wednesday morning, following a water main break near Union Station.
Traffic was disrupted early Monday when a water main broke and flooded busy Lincoln Avenue in the Lincoln Park-Old Town neighborhood.
The busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.
Hundreds of families in northwest Indiana were without water for more than a day. As CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Crews Monday morning were working to repair a water main break in Northbrook.
A 12-inch water main break caused headaches Monday morning for residents of the Northwest Side’s Norwood Park neighborhood.
Work to replace an aging water main in the Pilsen neighborhood was almost done Wednesday morning, but the cleanup may take a long time.
Crews have patched a 36-inch water main that ruptured in the Pilsen neighborhood Monday night, but full repairs were still underway and residents were still facing a long cleanup process after homes and businesses were flooded.
While the water has been restored in East Chicago, Ind., residents there are still being asked to boil their water for the next couple of days.
The entire population of East Chicago, Ind., has been living without running water since Sunday morning, after a massive water main break forced the city to shut off the water supply.
Some Back of the Yards neighborhood residents may have more than a foot of water in their basements because a “very big and very old’’ water pipe that dates back to the 1920s ruptured Saturday morning.
Southbound Cumberland Avenue in Park Ridge was blocked as the morning rush began Monday morning, following a water main break.
A trucker ran over a fire hydrant in the Bridgeport neighborhood on Tuesday, leading to several water main breaks, with water flowing into several streets and flooding some nearby basements.