San Anselmo pipe bursts, spilling 208,000 gallons

San Anselmo pipe bursts, spilling 208,000 gallons By: Nels Johnson (njohnson@marinij.com) Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 – 7:21 p.m. There was a flood of sorts in San Anselmo over the weekend. An aging 6-inch cast iron water main broke shortly after 4 p.m. Sunday on Belle Avenue near San Anselmo Avenue. “The water was turned off shortly after 5 p.m. and we had a repair crew on site shortly thereafter,” said Libby Pischel, spokeswoman for the Marin Municipal Water District. “The crew completed the repair at approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday morning and turned the water back on,” she said, adding that 17 customers were without water overnight. The cause of the break was under investgation. The pipe was installed in 1940. David Nolen Swaim Owner Tam Realty Inc DRE-1070789 609 San Anselmo Ave San Anselmo CA 94960 415-710-5504 www.tamrealty.com

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