Burst water main cuts water to Brighton and Hove homes

Posted On 23 Nov 2021 at 1:32 pm


Homes in Brighton and Hove have been without water today after a water main burst in Woodland Drive, causing a sinkhole.

The road has been closed for a couple of hours while emergency services and Southern Water deal with the issue.

Southern Water says customers who have lost pressure or supply should soon get it back.

Southern Water said: “A burst water main We’re working on a burst 12 inch main in #WoodlandDrive, #Hove.

“We’ve rezoned supplies and pressure is slowly returning, so customers who’ve lost pressure/supply should soon get their water supply back.

“We’re sorry for the disruption and thanks for your patience and understanding.”

Customers on Twitter told Southern Water that supplies were out in Sherbourne Road, Hythe Road, Hangleton Way, Sandgate Road and other parts of Hangleton and Fiveways.

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