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Traffic restricted at Wilmot and Speedway

Traffic restricted at Wilmot and Speedway

Motorists are asked to avoid the area; water main break not fixed.  

October 17, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…
Tucson, Phoenix cut deal to fend off water shortages

Tucson, Phoenix cut deal to fend off water shortages

Deal gives capital our CAP credits in exchange for its excess supplies.

October 02, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Tucson City Council endorses waterline repair program

In an almost unheard-of move, the City Council has unanimously approved a private product endorsement that could protect residents from expensive repairs for broken or leaking water and sewer lines.

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Tucson water line break causes traffic restrictions; avoid North Columbus Boulevard at East Speedway

Tucson Water crews were working to repair a water line break at North Columbus Boulevard at East Speedway.

March 11, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

New phone system to contact delinquent water accounts

If you’re behind on your water bill, you can now expect a call from Tucson Water’s new automated message system.

October 01, 2013 12:45 pmLoading…

Water conservation prize to Tucson

Tucson has finished at the top of a national competition designed to motivate people to conserve water, Mayor Jonathan Rothschild announced Tuesday.

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New hardware phased in over 10 years

New hardware phased in over 10 years

A utility service worker with Tucson Water installs one of the new electronic meters on North Second Avenue.

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New hardware phased in over 10 years

New hardware phased in over 10 years

The 1983 water meter, left, being about 29 years old, meets the requirement for a replacement by a new electronic water meter similar to the one on the right.

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New hardware phased in over 10 years

New hardware phased in over 10 years

Tucson Water customers hoping to immediately reap the benefits of the utility's new electronic water meters will have to be patient. The new meters are being phased in over 10 years. Customers who want to move to the head of the line must meet certain criteria.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Water repair to affect Columbus and Glenn for 2 weeks

A midtown street will be closed for two weeks while crews from Tucson Water repair a segment of pipeline.

October 09, 2012 1:02 pmLoading…

Tucson Water: Service restored after NW-side main break tonight

   Tucson Water has isolated a break in a water line and stopped the flow after about 90 minutes, a spokesman said tonight.

September 17, 2012 9:17 pmLoading…
Tucson Water: Pipe damage is worse than first thought

Tucson Water: Pipe damage is worse than first thought

A pipeline-monitoring system detected damage to the waterline segment near West Starr Pass Boulevard and South Greasewood Road. While it's shut down, customers will get their water from the city's wells.

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Tucson Water: Pipe damage is worse than first thought

Tucson Water: Pipe damage is worse than first thought

Tucson Water officials said Thursday that the city's main waterline suffered more damage than they originally believed.

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Water pipe update W. side water main that burst in '99 being prepped for repairs

Water pipe update W. side water main that burst in '99 being prepped for repairs

Crews work on the pipe at Starr Pass Boulevard and Jennie Lane. Snapped wire bands alerted the city to potential trouble.

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West side water main that burst in '99 being prepped for repairs

West side water main that burst in '99 being prepped for repairs

Tucson Water crews continue to prepare a major waterline for repairs near Starr Pass Boulevard and Greasewood Road.

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Waterline in costly 1999 break shows new signs of giving out

Waterline in costly 1999 break shows new signs of giving out

The west-side water main unexpectedly broke in 1999, sending a torrent of water down streets and damaging several nearby homes. This time around, Tucson Water said sensors picked up problems in advance.

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Waterline in costly 1999 break shows new signs of giving out

Waterline in costly 1999 break shows new signs of giving out

The same water line that broke and flooded a west-side neighborhood in 1999 has shown signs that it is about to blow again. But this time there will be no repeat of the earlier disaster, which spilled 38 million gallons of water into the Paseo Vista Neighborhood.

August 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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