Pipe break that flooded UCLA campus, including basketball mecca, shows risk of aging systems

  • by: BRIAN MELLEY , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 31, 2014 - 1:20 AM

LOS ANGELES — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago.

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