Broken Water Main Closes Busy Street, Businesses Without Water

DENVER (CBS4)– A broken water main has shut down a busy street near City Park on Monday and shut off water to more than a dozen businesses.

Denver Water crews are fixing a broke water main that shut down Josephine Street between 14th and Colfax Avenue.

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About 16 businesses were without water on Monday.
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Copter4 flew over the water main break on Monday (credit: CBS)

Denver Water told CBS4 that a six-inch pipe broke. The reason is likely a weakened section in the pipe.

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It’s not clear how long repairs will take.

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