BWSC

By - 3/28/18 - 2:02 pm

Deadly Sins is a WGBH show that highlights storytellers. This week's episode features an account by Ashley Rose, who grew up in Roslindale, at least until her Delford Street house was flooded by raw sewage from a busted sewer main and then condemned, in 1996. Her story starts at about 9:26.

Residents spent nine years battling the MWRA and the BWSC over what became known as Boston's Love Canal.

By - 3/4/18 - 11:50 pm

The Boston Water and Sewer Commission has rain gauges at 10 locations across the city. On Friday, the gauge in Hyde Park registered 3.13 inches of rain - compared to 1.69 inches in the Longwood Medical Area and 1.8 inches in Charlestown. Read more.

By - 2/18/18 - 12:09 pm

Good thing we didn't have any real flooding today, no? Robert Fallon shows us the cascading water in the Broadway Red Line stop around 10 a.m., the result of a water-main break.

By - 2/7/18 - 11:08 am

BWSC crews are on site at Brookline Avenue and Francis Street, where a sinkhole has opened up, restricting Francis Street to just one lane between Binney Street and Brookline Avenue.

Brigham and Women's Hospital has sent an alert to staffers: Read more.

By - 1/8/18 - 8:46 am
Flooded Congress Street in downtown Boston

Cybah got downtown early enough today to watch the rapids on Congress Street, between City Hall and Faneuil Hall, caused by a broken water main.

Nate Morrow arrived in time to watch the repair crew at work: Read more.

By - 12/8/17 - 1:46 pm

Melissa Sullivan anxiously watches the rising floodwaters outside her apartment on Linden Street in Allston this afternoon. Read more.

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.