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By - 11/10/17 - 9:05 am

Rick Macomber shows us Boston's latest body of water caused by a broken water main, at Charles and Revere streets on Beacon Hill shortly before 4 a.m.

By - 10/31/17 - 5:28 pm

Best to avoid if you can, Chrissie reports. Snoe confirms:

Just hopped off the 86 bc the driver said it would be faster to walk."

By - 10/31/17 - 7:35 am

A water-main break has basically shut Sullivan Square. Broadway in East Somerville is shut. Buses are being diverted.

By - 10/15/17 - 9:40 am
Burst water main in Roslindale

Kristie Helms probably thought about breaking out a rowboat this morning after a water main on Cliffmont Street, off Canterbury, broke this morning, sending water gushing into the street.

By - 10/12/17 - 9:20 am
South End flooded road

Neal Gaffey watched the flooding at Harrison Avenue and East Brookline Street late last night.

By - 9/26/17 - 11:40 am

First the basement flooded at Ming Tsai's Blue Dragon on A Street. Then a water-main break sent water up into the restaurant's grease traps, causing a second, and smellier, flood. Read more.

By - 9/23/17 - 10:04 am
Burst water main in the South End

Andrea shows us the aftermath of a water-main break at Berkeley and Appleton streets in the South End this morning.

By - 9/18/17 - 9:59 am
Geyser on Boston Common

Sonja Boet-Whitaker stopped to gaze in wonder at the Boston Common's newest water attraction this morning.

Sara watched it from the other side: Read more.

By - 7/15/17 - 1:05 pm
Flooding on Winter Street in downtown Boston

"Winter Street is a freaking river" right now, Stephanie reports.

By - 7/11/17 - 9:35 am
Vine Street flooding

Vine Street in Charlestown is under a bit of water, Rob O'Brien advises.

By - 4/25/17 - 9:12 pm

A contractor managed to take out a water main in the area of Milton Avenue and Spring Hill Road this afternoon, cutting off water to people along Milton Avenue. Read more.

By - 4/17/17 - 10:30 am
Flooding in the North End

Adam Castiglioni visited Wiget Street at Salem last night and this morning and sees the flooding continues.

By - 3/23/17 - 9:42 am

Reed Street between East Lenox and Northampton streets could be shut for the rest of the day due to a water main that decided it just couldn't take the pressure anymore.

By - 3/7/17 - 8:14 am
Fenway flooding

The roads around the Landmark Center are a mess this morning becuase of the flooding that Lindy captured around 6:30 a.m. She advised:

Avoid the area if you can. I was on foot so not bad but traffic/public trans is AWFUL

Rick Macomber captured some of the flooding even earlier, around 4:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 11/30/16 - 12:56 pm

Boston Police urge people who drive or take the bus through Chinatown to either allow way more time or just find another way to get out of the area during the evening rush hour due to street closings caused by this morning's flooding and manhole smoldering.

By - 11/30/16 - 7:45 am
Flooded Chinatown

Rob Colonna shows us what happens when a water main bursts in Chinatown, in this case where Kneeland and Stuart meet at Washington, around 5:30 a.m.

Katie Bell chronicled the early morning flooding caused by a 20-inch main cracking: Read more.

By - 10/21/16 - 1:22 pm

UPDATE: BFD reports second worker drowned.

A water main gave way shortly before 1:10 p.m. at Dartmouth and Tremont streets, with at least one worker trapped as the water rushed in. Around 2:20 p.m., the Boston Fire Department reported firefighters were draining the trench to recover his body. Read more.

By - 10/4/16 - 8:15 am

WBZ reports on a burst main that sent water cascading into the area around Rutherford Avenue and Arrow Street early this morning.

By - 9/10/16 - 9:54 am
Water bubbles over at Centre and South Huntington in Jamaica Plain

That she blows! Photo by Rob Cant.

UPDATE: Jamaica Plain News reports on the exact cause. A giant block of granite was involved.

Late last night, a water main blew its gasket at Centre Street and South Huntington Avenue, flooding the intersection and knocking out water service to much of Jamaica Plain - leaving many residents this morning no way to take showers or make coffee. Read more.

By - 6/8/16 - 7:40 am
Water-main break on Washington Street in the South End

BosGuy woke up without water this morning, went outside to investigate and found a water-main break at Washington and Waltham.