Costa Mesa Water Main Geyser


At 1:20 a.m. Wednesday morning, Costa Mesa FD responded to a punctured water main in the 2900 block of Mendoza Dr. Crews arriving located a large punctured water main causing a geyser approximately 40 feet in the air. Mesa Water crews were able to shut down the main after approximately 45 minutes, still losing thousands of gallons of water. The area affected is residential, it is unknown how many residents are affected at this time. The cause of the puncture is unknown at this time.