Aging water main pipe breaks near Belmont City Hall

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A water main break near Belmont City Hall early Monday caused some flooding to the immediate area and impacted water service to some customers for several hours.

The break occurred under Raltson Avenue at about 3 a.m., causing some flooding in the City Hall parking lot and nearby playground. The Mid-Peninsula Water District arrived on scene to begin repairs within 30 minutes, the city said. Crews reportedly needed to repair an aging broken cast iron water main pipe.

Water service was restored to affected customers as of 1:30 p.m. Monday, the city said.