"This area is becoming very problematic for us. What it's doing, is when we have main breaks in this area, we are interrupting services to Pacific Manufacturing, to Western States and to some other critical commercial and industrial customers," Sackenheim said.
He said he believes the city installed “bad pipe” 35 years ago. Pipes should last decades longer than 35 years.
Replacing part of the Seward Road waterline pipe will cost an estimated $750,000.