100 years ago in The Saratogian: April 13
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Saturday, April 13, 1918. Saratoga Springs city employees spend the wee hours of this morning searching for the site of a water main break detected at 2 a.m., The Saratogian reports.

The first sign that something is wrong comes when "the gauge of the pumping station of the city water works showed a decrease in the water pressure of twenty pounds, which indicated that there had been a big break in one of the mains.

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