A Surprising Gusher

Crewmembers for the City of Truth or Consequences accidentally cracked open an underground water main, while leveling the site that formerly housed the city’s old firehouse Monday morning, August 31.
After dousing staff, equipment and creating a bit of a muddy mess, the leak was quickly brought under control and ultimately caused no major problems.
City staff members confirmed that they were unaware of the water pipe’s presence before initiating the landscaping effort, which is aimed at enhancing public access to the adjacent Ralph Edwards Park…