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Water main break and near freezing temps causes a slippery situation

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Water was shooting from the main like a geyser and pooling in the road. Water was shooting from the main like a geyser and pooling in the road.
The water company has special procedures for dealing with breaks in sub-freezing temperatures. The water company has special procedures for dealing with breaks in sub-freezing temperatures.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Water Company faced a tough situation Saturday night.

A water main ruptured at Brownsboro Road and Haldeman Avenue around 8:30. Water was shooting from the main like a geyser and pooling in the road.

The water company has special procedures for dealing with breaks in sub-freezing temperatures. They employ salt trucks and plows to make sure the road does not freeze.

They also work with police to create detours around the mess.

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