A ruptured water main blew a 15-foot sinkhole in Sunset Boulevard near UCLA, flooding buildings on campus and stranding cars in several feet of water and mud.
30 inches: Size of water main.
35,000 gallons per minute: Amount of water flowing through gushing pipe before being brought under control Tuesday.
20 Million: Estimated number of gallons lost as of 4 p.m. Wednesday.
3.5 Hours: Amount of time the water main gushed.
Up to 30 feet: Height of geyser at its peak.
15-foot diameter: Size of sinkhole.
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Nearly 3: Number of lanes sinkhole spanned.
1921: Year pipe built.
1929: Year UCLA's Westwood campus opened.
93 Years: Age of Sunset/UCLA pipe.
2009: Last major trunkline rupture at Coldwater Canyon break on a 62-inch pipe.
$150 Million: Amount budgeted on mainline pipe repairs by LADWP.
14: Number of LADWP crews dedicated to mainline replacement in the city.
7,200 Miles: Length of LA pipe system managed by LADWP.
3-4: Average number of breaks a day in the water system LADWP responds to.
160,000 Feet: Amount of mainline that the LADWP has replaced in the past two years.