RICHARD EVANS uses a yardstick to show how the water access has sunken down in the street. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene


Street has that sinking feeling

By From page A1 | May 10, 2013

There’s a definite slump to Deena Court in the Deer Crossing subdivision of Placerville. The center of the street where the water mains are has sunk 8 inches. Of the five houses on the cul-de-sac, four of them have had to replace water regulators due to water pressure in excess of 100 pounds per square inch. One home also sustained damage due to flooding of water lines into the house. There are lumps and ruts in the asphalt, alligator cracks everywhere, loose gravel and failed pavement.

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