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PHOTO: See a closeup image of the pipe that burst in east Houston last week causing massive flooding, water boil notice

Picture of 8-foot water main break is the culprit that caused the boil water notice
Picture of 8-foot water main break is the culprit that caused the boil water notice (KPRC)

HOUSTON – Houston Public Works posted a photo Monday of the “culprit” responsible for Thursday’s water main break, which resulted in flooding and a city-wide water boil notice.

Crews are replacing the damaged 8-foot pipeline with a new one on Monday.

The boil water notice was lifted Saturday morning.

A spokeswoman for Mayor Sylvester Turner said it will take crews about a week to complete repairs on the 8-foot water line that feeds water to the city from the Northeast Purification Plant.

READ: City of Houston lifts boil water notice in place since Thursday


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