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MWRA Tunnel Leaking 8 Million Gallons Per Hour

May 2, 2010 (11:19 am EST)
by Randy Harris
Filed under: General Interest

May 1st, 2010 - MWRA Leak in Weston

MWRA supply tunnels, connectors and aqueducts in and near Weston, MA

WESTON, MA - on Saturday afternoon, (May 1, 2010), the Metropolitan Water Resource Authority, (MWRA), announced a major break in a 10 foot diameter pipe.

The break is located where the MetroWest Water Supply Tunnel meets the City Tunnel on Recreation Road in Weston.

The leak has caused 8 million gallons of water per hour to leak from the water supply into the Charles River.

Framingham residents are not affected by this break, and no "boil water" advisory for the town has been issued.

Due to infiltration of the water supply, residents of the following towns and MWRA designated areas east of Weston are advised to ...[read more]

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