Jerry McBride/Durango Herald
James Holmes with Durango’s Utilities Department clears rocks and mud around a 16-inch water line that broke about 12:15 p.m. Monday near Plymouth Drive, close to Riverview Elementary School. Water was shut off to about 20 homes and an apartment building. The packing around the 50-year-old cast-iron pipe failed, causing the leak. Water service was expected to be restored Monday evening.