Fountain of water from burst water pipe
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Fountain of water after burst main in Melbourne

A burst water main has sent water 80m (250ft) up into the sky in Melbourne, Australia.

It is thought a faulty air valve ruptured, releasing two million litres (500,000 gallons) of water.

It took the water company an hour to stop the flow.

Emma Owen reports

  • 29 Oct 2012