Water main break disrupts service in northwest

DC Water is working to repair a water main break in the northwest that happened Monday morning.

Water gushed from a 6 inch break in a main on P Street between 26th and Rock Creek Parkway.

A photo of the water main break was captured by Peter Wallsten or the Washington Post.

The break was located under a brick sidewalk.

The water was turned off around 10:30 a.m.

40 homes and 2 businesses are without water at this time.

Repairs are expected to late around 8 hours.

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