By Daniel Thompson

City officials deal with burst water pipe on north side


Daniel Thompson

The water pipe gushed water that rolled down Walnut Street between State and Main.

A burst water pipe on the north side of Kimball left residents without water through Wednesday night, March 5, as Water Department employees worked to get the gushing water under control.

According to David Ford, City of Kimball Water Superintendent, the problems started the afternoon of Tuesday, March 3, when employees went to inspect what appeared to be a service line leak. However, the situation quickly escalated early Wednesday morning.

"During the night, it really broke loose so then we can tell by looking at our chart down at the shop that at about 4:30 a.m. it just started straight l...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018