Crews work on water main breaks - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

UPDATE: Mineral Pt. Rd. water main fixed


UPDATE (WKOW) -- Madison Water Utility crews repaired the main break on Mineral Point Road around 9:45 p.m. Monday.

Crews responded to 7 main breaks Monday in the city, including one on East Badger Road.


UPDATE (WKOW) --- Madison Water Utility says they are rerouting the Susan Circle crew to a new water main break at 6300 Mineral Point Road.

Susan Circle will have to wait until later today.

There are currently 5 water main breaks in Madison.

Six total for today.


UPDATE (WKOW) --- Another water main break at 1945 Heath Avenue in Madison.  Crews are working on that one.  Madison Water has called in an extra crew for another break at Susan Circle.

This is now the 4th and 5th main breaks for Madison Water Utility today.


BLOOMING GROVE (WKOW) -- Some residents in Blooming Grove will be effected by a water main break at the intersection of Rosemary Ave. and Webb Ave.

A call came in before 6:00 a.m. Monday morning about a 6-inch main service line that broke. Officials at the Waunona Sanitary District No. 2 say that an outside contractor is now fixing the break. It's expected to take between four and six hours to fix depending on how fast they can break through the frost.

The water will be shut off during this time, impacting residents and businesses on the 3000-block of Darbo Drive such as the Darbo apartment complex and Salvation Army Community Center.


MADISON (WKOW) -- Crews are working on two water main breaks Monday morning.

There is one in the 300 block of Badger Road, near Rimrock. That is a main line.

The other is at Rosemary Avenue at Webb in Blooming Grove. 

Repairs are expected to take more than two hours.

If you see a water main break in Madison, call the Madison Water Utility at (608) 266-4661. Signs of trouble include a sudden drop in water pressure, water bubbling up through a crack in the street, or large puddles.


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