Utility works crew member Karry Berke works on repairing the sanitary main leak near Third and Dunbar.

Utility works crew member Karry Berke works on repairing the sanitary main leak near Third and Dunbar.

Sewer leak on Third Avenue

A sanitary main running underneath lower Third just before Dunbar Street sprung a leak early in the afternoon on Friday, Feb. 13.

A sanitary main running underneath lower Third just before Dunbar Street sprung a leak early in the afternoon on Friday, Feb. 13.

Utility works crew member Brian Povey said that the leak happened “right where the steel [pipe] meets the asbestos clay… so we just sealed it in concrete.”

The leak is from the force main at the Argyle Street pumpstation, Povey added.

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