Burst water main leaves Huntingdon, Alconbury, The Stukeleys and Sawtry high and dry
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Large parts of Huntingdon and surrounding villages woke up to find no water or just a dribble coming from taps and showers after a burst main affected the supply across town.
Anglian Water engineers were called to St Peter’s Road, Huntingdon where a flood was delaying traffic this morning (Wednesday).
A spokesman for the firm said: “We’re really sorry but some of you in Huntingdon, Alconbury, Weston, Sawtry and surrounding areas may have very low water pressure or no water at all.
“We’ve got a burst main in your area that we’re working hard to get fixed. We’ll get your supply back to normal as soon as possible.
“This should be by 12pm today.
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“When the water is back it may look a little cloudy or discoloured, just run your tap for a couple of minutes and it should clear - if it doesn’t give us a call so that we can check it out - 08457 145145.”
People took to Twitter this morning to vent their frustration. Ben Lloyd posted just before 7am to say: “Woken up to no running water...”, while HJBlackjack posted: “Wake up, no water! I’ve never lived anywhere that has so many burst mains!”
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