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Cleanup after water main break
Duluth Public Works and Utilities worker Scott Turner scoops a mix of mud and concrete into a dump truck Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 on Piedmont Avenue in Duluth, Minn.
Derek Montgomery for MPR

Recent major water main breaks have highlighted the massive labyrinth of underground pipes that delivers water to homes and businesses. In many Minnesota cities, water system are aging and in need of replacement.