Water Main Break

Tom Puckett
August 23, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) The Erie County Water Authority says a water main break is affecting service at a Cheektowaga senior living facility. The ECWA says it experienced a water main break on a 24-inch transmission main early this afternoon along Cayuga Creek Road in the Town of Cheektowaga. An...
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Tom Puckett
June 27, 2019 - 1:57 pm
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) The Erie County Water Authority says a water main break is being worked on in Hamburg. The ECWA says the leak was isolated and it has been determined that there is a break in a 48 inch transmission main on Lake Shore Road. Work is being performed by both ECWA crews and outside...
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Water main break on Niagara Falls Boulevard near Maple Road. February 11, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
February 11, 2019 - 8:26 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - A water main break was reported on Niagara Falls Boulevard between Sheridan Drive and Maple Road on Monday morning. The break was initially reported by the Erie County Water Authority just after 2 a.m. and crews were on scene throughout the morning working on repairs on the...
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Tom Puckett
January 24, 2018 - 4:21 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) The Niagara Falls Water Board says it is close to finally fixing the water main that broke at 47th and Niagara Falls Boulevard in December. Based on Department of Health requirements, the NFWB says its water quality lab has completed necessary testing to ensure safe...
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Hertel Ave. water main break
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Richard Root
January 05, 2018 - 3:47 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A water main break on Hertel Avenue near Jasper Parrish is flooding the street. Buffalo Police have closed Hertel from Military Road to Page Street. A repair crew is on the scene to see what they can do. So far no word when the break might be fixed. Right now they're working to...
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Tom Puckett
December 22, 2017 - 4:43 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) The water emergency is over at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Hospital officials say efforts and creativity of the Memorial Medical Center Facilities Management team and Niagara Falls contractor J.R. Swanson Plumbing restored full water pressure to the hospital. “...
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water main break at Delaware Ave. s-curves
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Richard Root
November 09, 2017 - 5:51 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Water Department says a 20 inch water main pipe has broken underneath the Delaware Avenue s-curves. The location is the section between Forest Avenue and the 198, closer to the 198. The water flooded both directions of Delaware. It was reported about 4:45 a.m...
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Water break.
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Richard Root
September 22, 2017 - 1:49 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - A water main break had led to all citizens of Niagara Falls being asked for "extreme water conservation". That is no longer necessary after crews worked all morning to fix the situation. Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster posted the request on his Twitter account around 1:...
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Tom Puckett
August 10, 2017 - 1:59 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) The Erie County Water Authority has extended its water use restrictions for the southtowns for another week. This as efforts to repair a water main break at Sturgeon Point continue. The authority says there are unforeseen complications with the water main break. "Our first...
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