Photo: Water continues to flow into a sinkhole from the broken water main on Sunset Boulevard near UCLA,Wednesday, July 30, 2014. (Michael Owen Baker / Staff Photographer)
As 20 million gallons of drinking water rushed down Sunset Boulevard and flooded the UCLA campus this summer, drought-conscious residents threw up their hands.
How are three-minute showers going to make a difference, they asked, when the city’s pipes are bursting?
Turns out … [more…]
If the worst happens, your homeowners insurance will cover leaks and burst pipes, or water that comes into your home through your roof and windows. But it doesn’t cover flooding.
Q: What can I do to avoid water damage this winter?
I know my policy doesn’t cover flooding, but does it pay for other types of water damage claims?
A: Yes. Homeowners insurance covers water damage, such as from leaks … [more…]