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Broken Water Mains Flood Frozen Detroit

February 11, 2014

Repairs are underway to fix a water main break that left roughly a square mile of streets in southwest Detroit flooded, trapping numerous cars in an icy bath. It’s the latest in a series of water main breaks throughout Metro Detroit. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter talked with the Deputy Director of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, Darryl Latimer, about why the pipes keep breaking -- and what the city is doing to stem the icy tide…