Rock in pipe blamed for water main break

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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - A rock in a pipe caused a water main break in the 400 block of K Street in Sparks, according to an official with the Truckee Meadows Water Authority.

The scene of a water main break on K Street in Sparks. Photo by Rebecca Kitchen/KOLO.

Water coming up out of the street forced the closure of K Street between 4th and Pyramid Way Thursday. The roads reopened at 3 a.m. January 5, 2018 and repairs have been completed.

About 16 homes were impacted by the water main break.