Water Main Break Update – 12:00 p.m.
Van Nuys Blvd. & Sherman Way
|LOS ANGELES — The water main break at the intersection of Van Nuys Blvd. and Sherman Way in the Van Nuys area of the San Fernando Valley occurred at approximately 10:42 a.m. LADWP crews are on the scene and working to shut off the water main. Water flow has diminished significantly.
The ruptured pipe is a 54-inch ductile iron pipe. A “purple pipe,” the pipe is used to convey recycled water used for irrigation and industrial purposes.
This rupture is not expected to interrupt regular water service to any LADWP customers.