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Manhattan, NY - Massive Water Main Break Floods Delancey Street At The Bowery ; Slows Traffic At Williamsburg Bridge

Published on: February 14, 2012 09:23 AM
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Water flowed into Delancey Street and the Bowery after a main broke on Feb. 14, 2012. PHOTO CREDIT DNAinfo/Trevor KappWater flowed into Delancey Street and the Bowery after a main broke on Feb. 14, 2012. PHOTO CREDIT DNAinfo/Trevor Kapp

Manhattan, NY - A water main broke early Tuesday at Delancey Street and the Bowery, flooding the intersection and snarling rush hour traffic, officials said.

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The main ruptured at 6:55 a.m. a few blocks away from the Williamsburg Bridge just as rush hour was building up.

“It was a lake,” said Sarah Grey, who lives on the Lower East Side. “There was water three feet high, but [the FDNY] moved pretty fast.”

Peter Koch, 36, said the flooding gave New York the look of another city.

“It’s Venice, without the boats and beautiful girls,” said Koch, who is vistiung from Copenhagen.

Full story at DNAinfo 


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 Feb 14, 2012 at 11:23 AM cool masmid Says:

“It’s Venice, without the boats and beautiful girls,” said Koch, who is vistiung from Copenhagen.
Mr Koch - I got news for you Williamsburg has beautiful girls- they are beautiful in the real meaning of beauty - but just not the beauty you have in mind to satisfy your filthy lifestyle.

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 Feb 14, 2012 at 06:31 PM FinVeeNemtMenSeichel Says:

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cool masmid Says:

“It’s Venice, without the boats and beautiful girls,” said Koch, who is vistiung from Copenhagen.
Mr Koch - I got news for you Williamsburg has beautiful girls- they are beautiful in the real meaning of beauty - but just not the beauty you have in mind to satisfy your filthy lifestyle.

Beautiful indeed - with or without your spittle?

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 Feb 14, 2012 at 11:02 PM FinVeeNemtMenSeichel Says:

My comment wasn't nice. I apologize.

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