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Water Companies Seeing Record Number of Water Main Breaks
DES MOINES, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- Iowa water works companies are seeing record numbers of water main breaks after our recent bout of cold weather.
Des Moines Water Works says about 30 water main breaks were reported within a recent 7-day period.
Officials say they usually average 300 main breaks per year, but that number may go up with the recent breaks.