Water main break floods Country Club Drive in La Jolla: 2nd water main break in Colina del Sol

LA JOLLA, Calif. - San Diego police said a water main break is flooding Country Club Drive at Mimulus Way in La Jolla.

According to officers, the break was reported at 5:19 a.m. and is on the 7000 block of Country Club Drive.

The roadway was reported to be buckling and was closed.

Officers are in the area and redirecting traffic around the incident.

A second water main break was reported in Colina del Sol, on the 4200 block of 54th Place. At least three dozen or so addresses were affected by this break.

Both  ruptures affected a total of 60 addresses, according to the San Diego Public Utilities Department.

Officials said that both breaks were actually blown connection collars rather than ruptured pipes.This resulted in faster repairs than expected. Water service was restored at 12:30 p.m. at Country Club Drive and at 1:30 p.m. at 54th Place.

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