Matt Bowen’s mother, Vickie Bowen, got the scariest phone call of her life after her son, Matt, was involved in a bad accident while body surfing with friends in Huntington Beach during Spring Break from Utah State University.
A spokesperson for Hermosa Beach police said calls began coming in at 4:45 p.m. Monday of a sink hole caused by a water main break.
Crews continued repairs Friday on a water main rupture along Pacific Coast Highway that opened a sinkhole that size of a small car, officials said.
A water main break Monday under a parking structure knocked out water service one terminal at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said.
Officials have blamed aging infrastructure as the primary factor in a sharp rise in the number of water main breaks across Los Angeles, but new data shows some neighborhoods may be worse off than others.
A water main break in Wilmington produced a giant sinkhole Friday that forced the closure of a busy street.
Residents in one Silver Lake neighborhood may not have water in their pipes until Thursday afternoon following a water main break.
A water main break sent thousands of gallons of water gushing onto Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, in addition to snarling traffic in the area and local business.
Despite water usage restrictions for customers, it can still take up to two days for DWP crews to fix some water main breaks, officials said Thursday.
Crews Thursday were working on a scheduled repair on a drain pipe located in the San Gabriel Valley.
Lucio Soibelman, a professor at USC’s School of Engineering, believes concerns over liability are hindering LADWP from conducting preventative measures.
An estimated 20 million gallons of water were lost when a high-pressure water main burst on Sunset Boulevard in front of Marymount High School on Tuesday, flooding two parking structures on the UCLA campus.
Workers from the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power were on the scene at Highland and Santa Monica at 5 p.m. Monday after a small break was reported, resulting in some pavement collapse at the intersection.
The break occurred at Sixth Street and Vermont Avenue, officials said.
A water main break in Aliso Viejo Sunday turned one street into a waterway.