Stupid Water Laws cause Hollywood Water Main Break Flooding Streets; Closing Sunset Boulevard

Posted: September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

KTLA

A water main break flooded West Hollywood streets Friday afternoon and caused part of Sunset Boulevard and North La Cienega Boulevard to close, according to officials.

A Los Angeles Police Department car car be seen driving through a flooded street in West Hollywood after a water main break on Sept. 26, 2014. (Credit: KTLA) A Los Angeles Police Department car car be seen driving through a flooded street in West Hollywood after a water main break on Sept. 26, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

A break at Sunset Boulevard and North Olive Drive (map) was reported around 2:30 p.m., L.A. Department of Water and Power spokeswoman Jane Gailbraith said.

Water rushed down local streets and began pouring into the Grafton on Sunset hotel (map) where crews could be seen sandbagging an entrance, Sky5 aerial footage showed.

Locals could be seen sandbagging businesses in West Hollywood after a water main break on Sept. 26, 2014. (Credit: KTLA) Locals could be seen sandbagging businesses in West Hollywood after a water main break on Sept. 26, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

Sunset Boulevard was closed between North La Cienega Boulevard and North Sweetzer Avenue, L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Duron said.

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