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Posted on: September 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] EMERGENCY ALERT: Substantial Water Main Break in Lansingburgh


TROY, N.Y. – The City of Troy is responding to a substantial water main break in Lansingburgh near 7th Ave and 124th St. The Department of Public Utilities, Department of Public Works, Engineering and other City departments are actively responding, and information will be shared as it becomes available.

After-school activities at the Lansingburgh School District are cancelled.

A 30" cast iron water main in 124th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues broke. The water main was installed 1916 and is one of the two major distribution lines flowing from the water treatment plant. As a major distribution line, impacts may be felt by consumers of Troy water beyond Lansingburgh.

As DPU works to restore service, residents may experience service interruptions, including sputtering water, loss of water, loss of water pressure, discolored water, or more. 

Neighbors should anticipate road closures and the potential for basement flooding. 

Never drive through a flooded roadway. 


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