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Water Supply Line Leak In Howard Beach

New York, USA (NOVEMBER 27th 2015) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A water supply line leak occurs literally thousands of times a year in New York City. Only about 10% of all leaks are found to be from a city water main. All the other instances are attributable to a water...

Ductile Iron Water Main Installed On Emergency Basis

Recently a 6" water main providing fire protection for a large office building snapped under the floor of the building. Simultaneously a second break occurred near the property line.  A new ductile iron water main would be required, but in the meantime the water had...

Putting A Wet Tap In A Water Main Requires Skill

Installing a wet tap into a City water main in NYC is performed by highly trained and skilled DEP field forces. Specialized tools and equipment are used to install a wet tap connection for a water service line. More specifically a tapping machine (typically a Mueller...

Underground Water Line Leak Causes Flooded Basement

An underground water line leak can be difficult to diagnose. When it is slowly moving across the floor of your finished basement floor it can be stressful as well. That was the predicament for a homeowner in Middle Village, which is located in Queens, NY. To add to...

No Water In House When Curb Valve Is Crushed

Many things can happen to cause no water in a house. On a recent Friday afternoon an unusual occurrence caused a homeowner to lose water service to their house. A utility drilling company was doing work outside in the roadway. The truck with the drilling auger on it...

A Water Main Line Break Can Be Technically Challenging

A recent water main line break in Queens proved to be most challenging. Most water main contractors can handle typical underground leaks. But when unique situation present themselves, that's when a highly experienced plumber can show off their skill and expertise....