October 5, 2017: A 36-inch water main broke and sent water rushing through a Decatur neighborhood, flooding homes.Gallons of water seeped from underground and gushed down Parkhill Drive in Decatur for hours, residents reported.It took crews more than 7 hours just to find the break, according to news reports.
October 18, 2017: Two weeks later, a break in an 8-inch water line in north DeKalb closed part of Buford Highway around Beverly Hills Drive for portions of two days.
October 26, 2017: A break in a 6-inch residential water line on Chesterfield Lane sent "a river of muddy water" streaming across LaVista Road near Briarlake Elementary School.
Late November 2017: A water main breaks on Antelope Lane.
January 6, 2018: A water main breaks at Champlain Street and Geneva Street.
January 19, 2018: A water main break shuts down Covington Highway in both directions at Lithonia Industrial Boulevard in Lithonia. The break, which reportedly occurred when a pipe froze during wintry conditions, forced DeKalb County Watershed to make repairs during below-freezing temperatures.