On the evening of Jan. 7, about 8 p.m., my neighbor discovered water bubbling through the asphalt in the street in front of her house. Apparently a water main had ruptured, and the water wasn't just bubbling. Hundreds of gallons of water had already come up and gone down the street, and the asphalt had softened and was beginning to cave in.
She called the Modesto emergency services department and within an hour a representative was there to assess the situation; within half an hour of that, the crew (along with all their equipment) was on the job. We had major concerns about having our water shut off for days or having our street dug up for days, but these guys excavated, sucked all the water out, repaired the main, back filled and re-asphalted the street by 3 a.m. the following day.
When we got up the next morning, it was like nothing had ever happened. We would like to say thank you for a job well done. Professional and expedient best describes these men.