Crews Repair Broken Water Main - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Crews Repair Broken Water Main

SPOKANE, Wash. – Construction crews in Spokane spent Monday repairing a broken water main near the intersection of North Foothills Drive and Perry Street.

The pipe broke because of old age, sending 2.4 million gallons of water into the intersection.

Authorities replaced the pipe but said it will be at least Wednesday before the intersection is re-paved with asphalt.

A city spokeswoman said the pipe was installed in 1947.

Homes within a two block radius were without water for several hours, but everyone had water restored by Monday morning.

KHQ Local News Reporter Anthony Gomes contributed to this report.

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