Major Water Main Break In Worcester

Water Main Break In Worcester

Major water main break in Worcester - Greendale area. Story:

Posted by WBZ | CBS Boston on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

WORCESTER, MA (WBZ-AM) -- A large water main break in Worcester leaving many residents without water. 

Video from WBZ-TV's Skyeye helicopter, showed a of couple veichles submerged in water. One man could be seen on top a submerged pick up truck in an apparent sink hole. That man was later rescued -- his short soaked from the water main.

The Worcester Department of Public Works said the break happened after 3p.m. Tuesday  "on a high service main on Frontage Road near Shore Drive. " 

That road parallels Interstate-190.

It is a major break affecting surrounding streets and may affect a large service area. "Residents may experience no water, rusty water or low water pressure," officials say.

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