All’s fair in love and Manhole Holy War.
The Japanese capital of Tokyo was recently shaken by a sizable earthquake, and while everyone thankfully escaped with their lives it did cause considerable disruption to services and utilities. In the hours following the quake, there were numerous reports of water overflowing from manholes and flooding streets all over the affected area.
▼ One report about the overflowing manholes
It was later determined that the cause of this was burst water mains that had become weak due to age. So, in a way, the earthquake provided an