Burbank Water Main Break Leads to Residents Inner Tubing, Playing in Streets

‘Spillage from a broken water main may have closed down the Burbank Fire Department’s training facility but it turned streets into a mini-water park for neighbors and children.

Burbank residents played in  water that poured into their streets after a water main break on June 17, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Burbank residents played in water that poured into their streets after a water main break on June 17, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Footage from KTLA showed children frolicking on Ontario Street on Tuesday evening, and in some cases, using inner-tubes to ride the rushing water that closed off parts of neighboring streets for hours.

“We’ve never seen this much water,” resident Diana Lucas told the news station. “This is the most exciting thing that’s ever happened on our street actually.”

Another resident told KTLA that when he heard about the broken water main, his family rushed outside, leaving dinner on the table.

Click here to read the full story at LATimes.com. 

 

1 Comment

  • john rams

    They could just collec the water and use it to water their plants, maybe clean cars or backyards, not play with them and watch it go down the drains.

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