evacuation http://nhpr.org en Water Tank Leak Forces Evacuation in Rochester http://nhpr.org/post/water-tank-leak-forces-evacuation-rochester <p>A leaking two million gallon water tank in Rochester forced residents to evacuate their homes today.</p><p>A Rochester resident reported hearing a crash or banging sound coming from a 90 foot&nbsp; water tank around noon Tuesday.</p><p>Water department crews saw water gushing from the bottom of the cylindrical tank.</p><p>Rochester police ordered nearby residents to evacuate and detoured traffic around the scene. City Engineer Peter Norson&nbsp;says that the tank doesn&#39;t appear to be in danger of collapsing.</p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 22:39:17 +0000 Roger Wood 878 at http://nhpr.org Water Tank Leak Forces Evacuation in Rochester