Water main break slows traffic downtown

Update, 3 p.m. — A spokesman for Aquarion said the break should be fixed and water pressure restored by 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1. “It will impact ten customers — they’re pretty much all businesses,” said Peter Fazekas, of the Aquarion water company. A water main break at the intersection of Main Street and Prospect Street has delayed traffic in … read more

Severe water main break disturbs downtown Danbury, hosptial

Monday evening a severe 16” water main break at Tamarack and Hayestown Avenues has affected approximately one third of Danbury from location of the break east to the Bethel border. Residents and businesses may experience little or no water pressure in the affected area. The City of Danbury and Danbury Hospital are working closely together to support patient and community … read more

Weather causes water line breaks; Aquarion watches supply

Three water line breaks in December disrupted service to Aquarion customers in Ridgefield, with a total of 68 customers losing water, according to the utility company. Others have experienced pressure fluctuations as a result of water losses stemming from the pipe breaks. It’s been happening because of the weather, according to Aquarion spokesman Peter Fazekas. “We’ve had swings of cold … read more

Ridgefield Library set to re-open at 2 p.m. following water main break

The Ridgefield Library has announced it will reopen at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, following repair work from a water main break that happened on Prospect Street earlier in the day. “All scheduled programs for the day are still cancelled,” the library said in an email to The Press. The Prospector Theater canceled its first round of showtimes Monday but … read more

Water main break closes down part of Prospect Street Monday

A water main break has closed down part of Prospect Street Monday, Dec. 18. Workers on the scene told The Press that the repairs are expected to last three hours. Ridgefield Library has announced it is closed while the repairs are being done. The Prospect Theater has canceled its early showtimes. Ridgefield Supply Company is open. Check back to theridgefieldpress.com … read more

Water main breaks on Bailey Avenue Tuesday morning (VIDEO)

Bailey Avenue, off of Ridgefield’s historic Main Street, has been submerged “under water” Tuesday afternoon after a water main broke earlier this morning. The above video captures crews breaking off a piece of the road in order to dig a hole. In the below video, crews begin to suction and pump water out of the hole. For updates check back … read more

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