Massive Water Main Break Causes Flooding Near Brookline Reservoir

CBS Boston Channel 4 on November 12, 2020

BROOKLINE (CBS) – A massive water main break in Brookline on Thursday caused a large amount of water to flood into the Brookline Reservoir and temporarily closed one road.

On Thursday morning, crews from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority said they were working on a water main on Lee Street near Route 9 in Brookline when a "coupling let go."

Water then gushed out of the water main and into the reservoir and several nearby streets.

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