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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