Water Main Break
Buildings along 21st Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues in Park Slope lost power Monday afternoon when a manhole cover blew, which set off another fire down the block.
A water main burst in the Crotona Park East section of the Bronx Friday afternoon, leaving streets flooded and iced over.
Water poured into the intersection for hours and froze around vehicles and tires, forcing residents to dig their cars out of ice.
Students in nearly a dozen schools were sent home early Wednesday due to a lack of water.
Basements were left flooded in multiple buildings in the Garment District Wednesday afternoon, following a water line break on Sixth Avenue.
Service was suspended in both directions between Hunts Point Avenue and 125th Street for a few hours Monday morning.
A street collapsed in the Two Bridges section of Lower Manhattan early Saturday, after a water main break outside the Alfred E. Smith Houses public housing development.
About 100 customers experienced low water pressure or no water.
Crews were in the process Saturday morning of fixing a major water main break in Hoboken.
A water main burst in Midtown Sunday, reportedly in the New York Palace Hotel.
Dawn Zimmer said Wednesday that the city’s aging water infrastructure has been neglected for decades.
A boil water advisory was lifted Saturday at Hoboken, after multiple mains and bursts over two days sent water spewing.
A water main break shut down a section of 26th Street in Kips Bay Sunday.
The subways were back up and running in the Flatiron District Saturday, after a large water main break flooded a station and disrupted service.
The aging, 36-inch water main broke in the middle of the street at 23rd and Broadway around 10:45 a.m., DEP spokeswoman Mercedes Padilla said.