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Water main break spouts 'geyser' on W Seminary Ave

A 12-inch water main under repair produced a geyser-like spout Thursday afternoon, in Lutherville-Timonium.

LUTHERVILLE-TIMONIUM, Md. (WBFF) -- A 12-inch water main under repair produced a geyser-like spout Thursday afternoon, in Lutherville-Timonium.

It happened on West Seminary Avenue near York Road.

The Baltimore Department of Public Works (DPW) confirmed that crews responded to a call at that location on Wednesday for a leak, and said the main was under repair at the time of Thursday's incident.

By 4 p.m. Thursday DPW was in the process of shutting off the water.

According to Baltimore County officials, a broken 6 inch valve was also involved.

Traffic was diverted around the scene and 75 services were affected, DPW said.


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