Thousands of Brighton homes without water after contractor bursts main

Posted On 01 Aug 2019 at 2:47 pm

Thousands of homes and businesses in the Mouslecoomb area of Brighton have been left without water after a contractor burst a main pipe.

An estimated 3,400 homes were affected by the burst water main in Lewes Road today (Thursday 1 August).

Southern Water were reported to have re-routed a pipe to restore supplies to about three quarters – or about 2,400 – of those homes

Southern Water said on Twitter: “We’re aware of a burst to one of our water mains which has been damaged by a third party in Lewes Road in Brighton.

“We’re working as quickly and as safely as possible to resolve the issue and apologise for any inconvenience caused.”

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