Water main break turns into full-on geyser

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Posted on January 4, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Updated Saturday, Oct 26 at 1:10 PM

NEW ORLEANS - A water main break in the middle of Adams Street near Maple poured water into the streets Friday afternoon.

Sewerage and Water Board crews arrived on the scene around 1:30 pm to address the incident.

An hour or so later, the break erupted into a full-blown geyser, showering Adams Street with water.

Water was rising on the sides of the street near several Uptown businesses, creeping up on the tires of some cars.

Workers arrived on the scene around 5 p.m. to fix the water break.

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