A MAJOR water company have apologised to its customers in Cambourne after a flood of raw sewage spilled on to a residential road.   Residents in Cambourne were said to be left furious after human waste and toilet paper flooded onto School Lane last week.

A MAJOR water company have apologised to its customers in Cambourne after a flood of raw sewage spilled on to a residential road.

Residents in Cambourne were said to be left furious after human waste and toilet paper flooded onto School Lane last week.

After three days of heavy rain a nearby pumping station is thought to have been unable to cope causing raw sewage to spill onto the road.

A spokesman for Anglian Water, the company that removed the waste using tankers said they would like to offer their sincere apologises to their Cambourne customers who had been left distressed by the incident. He said: "We would like to apologise to Cambourne residents for what happened. The pumping station had been struggling to cope with three days of non-stop rain. In the longer term we will be monitoring the situation."

When asked if the company was considering changing anything to prevent it happening again they said they would monitor the situation but believed the incident was a result of heavy rain.