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Pilsen streets flooded by water main break

Pilsen streets flooded by water main break

Crews repair a water main near Benito Juarez Community High School in the Pilsen neighborhood. (E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune)

Live in Pilsen and noticed that your water pressure was low last night? The Tribune has an explanation for you:

A large main cracked open in theĀ Pilsenneighborhood overnight, pouring a river of water into streets, basements and businesses.

The 36-inch cast iron main broke in the 1500 block of West 21st Street at about 8:30 p.m. Monday, authorities said.

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