Water main break causes 35-foot geyser in Belleville - KMOV.com

Water main break causes 35-foot geyser in Belleville

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A water line break about 10 a.m. Tuesday created a geyser in the 600 block of East Main Street in Belleville. DERIK HOLTMANN/BND — dholtmann@bnd.com

Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2014/04/08/3151224/geyser.html#storylink=cpy By Brendan Marks A water line break about 10 a.m. Tuesday created a geyser in the 600 block of East Main Street in Belleville. DERIK HOLTMANN/BND — dholtmann@bnd.com Read more here: http://www.bnd.com/2014/04/08/3151224/geyser.html#storylink=cpy By Brendan Marks
An Illinois American Water Co. worker tries to shut off the water line that created a geyser Tuesday morning at 600 E. Main St. in Belleville DERIK HOLTMANN/BND By Brendan Marks An Illinois American Water Co. worker tries to shut off the water line that created a geyser Tuesday morning at 600 E. Main St. in Belleville DERIK HOLTMANN/BND By Brendan Marks

(KMOV) – A water main break caused a 35-foot geyser on a Belleville street.

The break happened in the 600 block of E. Main St. around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

An Illinois American Water Co. worker responded to the scene and shut off the water, eventually containing the massive leak.

Photos courtesy of the Belleville News-Democrat

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