Thursday, August 7, 2014
Good News - Bad News
The bad news - which is old news in more than one sense by now - concerns the water main that broke on Sunset Boulevard:
The two trunk lines, which formed a "Y" shape linking to another pipe dating to the 1950s, were joined by a piece that had been welded using an outmoded and substandard technique, McDaniel said. The joiner appeared to have been "cobbled together" from leftover pieces from another job — "not the most professional type of installation" ...
Full story at http://www.latimes.com/local/cityhall/la-me-pipe-rupture-20140807-story.html
So go ahead and blame the cobbler: