Ruptured pipes, leaks threaten water supplies across Alabama

Rebecca Griesbach, on December 26, 2022

The unprecedented cold front has left some Alabama cities overwhelmed with frozen pipes and leaks, causing water issues that could last until the middle of the week.

Water supplies across much of central and west Alabama began to reach critical levels on Sunday and Monday, as warming temperatures caused some service lines to rupture.

The City of Selma declared a state of emergency Sunday, claiming bursting pipes across the city had put a significant strain on its water supply.

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