Burst Water Pipes

There are numerous burst and overflowing water pipes around Lyon right now. The weeks of constantly below freezing temperatures has stressed many pipes beyond their limits.

Overflowing water pipe frozen on side of a building
Overflowing water pipe frozen on side of a building
Water cover pushed off by frozen water below
Water cover pushed off by frozen water below

Two days later and the ice has grown.

Two days later and the ice has grown
Two days later and the ice has grown
Detail of the ice
Detail of the ice