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Water main break on Pala Mesa Road detours traffic


Last updated 7/12/2011 at Noon

FALLBROOK – Rainbow Water District crews responded to a report of a broken water main Monday night, July 11, at about 9:30 on Pala Mesa Road near Old Highway 395. According to District Superintendent, John Maccarrone, “I was on Old 395 driving to the break and I could see water shooting about 60 feet into the air. I knew it was going to be bad.” Maccarrone indicated the break occurred in a 12-inch steel water main where two joints had been connected, adding "The pipe corroded from the inside out."

Rainbow’s General Manager, Dave Seymour, said, "Many of our pipes are getting to...

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