UPDATED 12:34 pm
4th Street is currently closed between Norris and Berks until further notice.
Seven occupied homes have been identified as having water in the basements. Cleaning companies are currently on-site pumping out these basements.
Several unoccupied homes have water in the basements, and we are working with the developers to access these properties.
UPDATED 9:45 am
The break has been isolated and the water main shut down. Crews are currently on-site, clearing the break site and assessing any flooded properties.
At approximately 6:45 a.m., PWD crews responded to a water main break on a 20-inch pipe at 4th and Hewson St in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.
Updates will be posted here as more information becomes available.