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Dry, shifting soil causing more water line breaks in Tulsa, Oklahoma
1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM



CATEGORIES:
Society & Public Health
Water Supply & Quality
AFFECTED AREAS:
Tulsa, OK

Start Date: 12/15/2017 - End Date: 1/8/2018
Dry weather was responsible for the 140 water main breaks in Tulsa, according to an employee with the city’s water utility. Cold temperatures and infrastructure age were a smaller factor than the dryness of the soil. KJRH-TV Tulsa 2 (Okla.), Jan. 8, 2018
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