Burst water main effects water supply in homes

Water tap
Anglican Water says it has isolated the burst and water should be coming back on [PA]

A number of properties in and around a market town have been without water early on Easter Sunday due to a burst water main.

Anglican Water said the pipe that burst near the Haven Gate Bridge in Boston was one of their biggest at 21in (53cm).

Engineers have been able to isolate the burst and the water company said the supply should be "coming back on" for those who had "experienced an interruption".

The firm is now planning the repair of the pipe and said that was expected to take a couple of days.

A map of the areas effected by the burst water main
A map on Anglican Water's website shows the areas affected early on Easter Sunday [Anglican Water]

Photos shared on social media showed a lot of water on a number of roads, particularly John Adams Way.

Regan Harris from Anglian Water said: “There was quite a bit of water around and quite a wide area effect.

"Our teams are really agile at being able to move water around when we have burst water mains.

“The good news is our teams have been out on site and we've managed to isolate that burst.

"So anybody that's experienced an interruption to their supply this morning should now be coming back on”.

Anglican Water said readings suggested that everything was getting back to normal.

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