NZ Herald nzherald.co.nz 29 Apr, 2021 00:00 am

Water main burst causes pathway collapse in West Auckland

Water main burst causes pathway collapse in West Auckland
An underground water main has burst in Glen Eden, West Auckland.

Authorities are working to fix a partial road collapse in Glen Eden, West Auckland, after an underground water main burst overnight.Image / Google Authorities are working to fix a West Auckland pathway that has partially collapsed after an underground water main burst.Firefighters on the ground reported that a large water main had burst underground and that part of the road and footpath were collapsing.Emergency services were called to an area on West Coast Rd, near Glengarry Rd, in Glen Eden after reports that concrete was starting to crumble late last night.

It is not yet known what caused the burst.A northern fire communications spokeswoman said the caller described seeing water coming from a hole in the ground.

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