• Water back on in Lawrenceville after water main break

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    PITTSBURGH - Crews tell Channel 11 Butler Street is back open Saturday after being closed down for days due to extensive water main breaks.

    Water service was restored Thursday morning to homes and businesses in Lawrenceville after a water main break Tuesday, officials said.

    The break occurred on Butler Street at 42nd Street Tuesday afternoon. Part of Butler Street remains closed Thursday while work continues.

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    According to the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, the leak on 31st Street happened on a private property line.

    Crews helped shut the water off as a courtesy, but the owner is responsible for repairs.

    Initially, the PWSA said customers on Butler Street from 39th to 42nd streets were the only people impacted, but that expanded. 


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