30-inch water main spews water into south Kansas City field

A 30-inch water main broke about 7:30 a.m. Sunday near 9900 Blue River Road, leaving many residents and businesses with no water or low water pressure. Inspectors found the broken pipe spewing water in a field.
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A 30-inch water main broke about 7:30 a.m. Sunday near 9900 Blue River Road, leaving many residents and businesses with no water or low water pressure. Inspectors found the broken pipe spewing water in a field.

Robert A. Cronkleton gets up very early in the morning to bring readers breaking news about crime, transportation and weather at the crack of dawn. He’s been at The Star since 1987 and now contributes data reporting and video editing.