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DWP Water System: Miles and Miles of Aging Pipelines

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The water main break sent a geyser gushing into the air on July 29, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

The water main break sent a geyser gushing into the air on July 29, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Tuesday’s water main break and flooding at UCLA are a reminder that the Los Angeles DWP has a whole lot of work to do to upgrade its aging water system.

Back in 2009,  when pipes began bursting all over L.A., we looked at the problem in a special series.