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Water Leak at Coldwater Canyon & Ventura Not Related to Last Fall's Flooding

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Crews work to fix a water line leak on Coldwater Canyon, just south of Ventura Blvd. last Thursday night | Photo by Zach Behrens/LAist
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For something as minor as a leak on Coldwater Canyon Avenue last Thursday, the LADWP sure brought out a small army of workers, equipment, traffic cones and electronic signage to make sure it was fixed. And fixed it was.

A 1-inch line leak was caused by a power crew working on an underground vault within feet of where a trunkline break caused major flooding in Studio City last September. "It’s by coincidence that the location is basically the same," explained Brooks Baker, a utility spokesperson.

No property or street damage was sutained, nor did any customers lose service.