Stories tagged with: Water Main Break

February 4, 2012 - 4:15pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

A water main break is disrupting traffic on Maple Avenue near Donald's Donuts.

One of the northbound lanes is closed between Wabash and Princeton Avenues.  City water crews have been on the scene since about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.

Maintenance worker Chad Waltz said it should take several hours to dig up the road and repair the break.

No boil advisories have been issued so far.

January 28, 2012 - 6:47pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

A water main break is causing a traffic jam on Maple Avenue in Zanesville.

Ted Stevens of the Zanesville Water Department said the right lane of Maple Avenue is closed heading northbound near Bryan & Snider Funeral Home.

Stevens said drivers are being directed to Taylor Street as an alternate route.  He said he's unsure when the lane will reopen, but a crew is on the scene trying to fix the problem.

January 18, 2012 - 12:01pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

The water main break in downtown Zanesville has been fixed, but the downtown span of the Y-Bridge will likely stay closed to traffic until Friday. Zanesville Water Department officials say a 12 inch pipe broke under Main Street on Tuesday and forced the closing of the road from the Y-bridge to Third Street. Wednesday officials announced that it will take until at least Friday to repair Main Street and that is going to keep the downtown span of the bridge closed to traffic until repairs are...

January 17, 2012 - 6:37pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

The mild weather is responsible for fewer water main breaks over the past few months, but the Zanesville Water Department is dealing with a major one.

Superintendent Paul Mills said a water main break has closed Main Street from the y-bridge to Third Street in downtown Zanesville.  He said a section of a 12 inch pipe broke under the roadway.  Public Service Director Mike Sims said the city hasn't had to fix many water main breaks so far this winter.

"We haven't...

January 17, 2012 - 3:25pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

A Water main break has closed Main Street  from the Y-Bridge to 3rd Street in downtown Zanesville.

According to Paul Mills of the City Water Department, a section of 12 inch pipe broke underneath of the roadway. 

Mills said that tests are being done at the new water plant, but crews on the scene of the water main break tell WHIZ that no boil advisory has been issued.

The crews say the road will likely remain closed overnight and into the...

November 18, 2011 - 6:19pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

If you live east of the Muskingum River, you likely woke-up to little or no water service Friday morning.

Muskingum County Water Department Manager Don Madden said shortly before 5 a.m. residents began reporting low water pressure. Just after sunrise a 12-inch water main break was located near the Airport Industrial Park. Madden said the line effects a large number of east Muskingum County residents.

"With most breaks it's a situation where it won't be on a line,...

November 18, 2011 - 9:40am
2 years 36 weeks ago

School Officials say National Road Elementary School with be closing today due to a water main break. Parents and guardians need to pick up students who may already be at the building.

July 26, 2011 - 7:11pm
3 years 2 days ago

Due to a water main break, a boil advisory has been issued for the Village of New Concord.

Officials of  The Village of New Concord Water Department are currently working to repair the water main break. Residents north of Glenn School Road in New Concord are advised to boil their water.

The advisory will remain in effect until Thursday evening at 5:00 pm.


March 23, 2011 - 10:42am
3 years 18 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville Water Department is currently working to repair ten-inch water main that broke Wednesday morning at Hall Avenue and Malinda Street.

The break to a 10 inch line took place sometime between 6:00-6:30 and has closed Hall Avenue from Underwood to Gattrell Street. Water Department Superintendent Paul Mills said that the break should take two-three hours to repair.

"I'm glad it's the 10 inch instead of the 20 inch valve," said Mills. "A couple...

March 23, 2011 - 7:44am
3 years 18 weeks ago

The City of Zanesville Water Department is currently working to repair a 10-inch water main that broke this morning at Hall Avenue and Malinda Street.

The following street is closed at this time:

Hall Avenue from Underwood Street to Gattrell Street. There will be access to the sale barn and the post office using Underwood Street only.

The following areas will experience low pressure or be without water:

Lewis Drive Area

Granger Street Area


For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Morning Rush      AM1240      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZweather      @Z92MorningRush