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Area Around Old City Water Main Break Could Be Closed For Weeks

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The area around an Old City water main break could be shut down for weeks, according to officials from the Philadelphia Water Department.

A department spokesman tells Fox 29 the area around 3rd and Walnut streets will remain closed for at least several weeks.

A 36-inch water main broke Saturday morning, releasing approximately 6 million gallons of water.

Water department crews managed to shut down the main within 30 minutes.

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