January Water Main Breaks Pacing Above Average

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW-TV) The City of Topeka is pacing to have an above average season when it comes to water main breaks.

As of Thursday, city officials said Topeka has had a total of 43 water main breaks in the month of January alone.

On average, Topeka sees 47 water main breaks during the first month of the year.

Last year, crews had to fix 101 water main breaks in January, compared to only 38 in 2012.