Water Main Breaks in San Diego

Published: 11/10/15

An inewsource analysis found water mains in San Diego broke 306 times between January 1, 2012 and September 30, 2015. Search by location or by the material of the pipe that broke.

Breaks are colored based on estimated water loss.

  • Breaks that lost less than 20,000 gallons are green.
  • Breaks that lost between 20,000 and 99,999 gallons are yellow.
  • Breaks that lost 100,000 gallons or more are red.

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Questions, tips or corrections? Email inewsource reporter Joe Yerardi at joeyerardi@inewsource.org or call him at 619.594.5321. Follow Joe on Twitter at @JoeYerardi.

Source: San Diego Public Utilities Department | Map and analysis by Joe Yerardi | Based on a map template by Derek Eder