Cheney water leak repaired
Last updated 2/20/2020 at 1:51pm
CHENEY -- Water Department crews have made a successful repair of a water leak that happened yesterday, Feb. 19, near Garden Manor Apartments.
Public Works Director Todd Ableman said a "sizeable leak" was discovered beneath State Route 904 / 1st Street at the entrance to complex. The lead in the 12-inch PVC water main was disgorging approximately 300 gallons per minute into the ground.
"The apparent cause of the leak was a rock that eventually caused a stress fracture in the PVC pipe," Ableman said.
Crew completed the repairs late yesterday afternoon. The disruption in the flow caused by th...