On Tuesday evening, a burst pipe in Biberist SO caused destruction: The masses of water streamed out of the broken transport line, 4000 liters per minute. They softened the ground, a whole slope slipped. Buildings are damaged, gardens destroyed.
The affected slope was located southeast of Unterbiberiststrasse, which itself slipped over a length of 20 meters. It is now blocked until further notice. Water supply employees were available on Wednesday morning to make schoolchildren aware of the dangerous situation on their way to school and to show them the route of the diversion.
Overall, there was property damage of several 100,000 francs. Anton Kaiser’s garden is devastated. “It’s a disaster,” he told Tele M1, close to tears. «I take care of everything here. A life’s work – destroyed. ” The mayor of Biberist is also shocked: “You usually only see pictures like this from abroad.”
In addition to the fire brigade with a large number of employees, employees from the workshop, a geologist, a civil engineer, a builder, a plumbing and cleaning company were on duty on Tuesday and Wednesday. A total of more than 50 people were on site. (hah / SDA)