Pipe burst leaves 50,000 people without running water

A water pipe burst in Prague 8 on Wednesday morning, leaving some 50 thousand residents of northern part of the city without running water. The neighborhoods of Střížkov, Prosek, Kobylisy, Ďáblice and parts of Libeň and Vysočany have no accesses to running water as of Wednesday afternoon. Authorities said that the repairs may last until Thursday morning. The spokesman for Prague waterways company said that the most likely cause of the accident is soil movement due to dry weather.

Author: Masha Volynsky