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99-year-old water pipe ruptures in San Francisco; water service restored to 9 streets

Amy Hollyfield, ABC7 News on May 01, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The Dewey traffic circle was partially shutdown and residents on nine San Francisco streets lost water service because of a water main break.

The break happened at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

"This morning, I took the usual route and noticed the street was closed and said I need to go around. So I just went around the long way. I know my way around here so I just kinda went the big circle and parked over there. It was an extra 3-4 minutes," said Leonardo Calderon, who was taking his kids to school at West Portal Elementary.

Crews couldn't fix the break right away because first they had to find it.

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