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Water Main Break in York Washes Huge Crater in Street

Four York Water employees: Leroy Chronister, Gerry Bolton, James Johnson, and Alexander Wilson work to repair the break. The recent broken 10-inch water main in South George Street has been repaired and the street resurfaced. The ride there was bumpy … Continue reading

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York Water First Flowed Through Log Pipes

Lewis Miller drawing of the first York water pipes. (See below for Miller’s detailed caption.) Downtown York traffic was recently disrupted by a broken water pipe. Like anything else, pipes do eventually suffer from wear, whether they are made of … Continue reading

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