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Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Barrow residents without water due to a burst pipe

Residents in Barrow have been left with no water in their homes due to a burst pipe.

A United Utilities engineer has been called to Warwick Street after more than 30 reports of disruption to the water supply including no water or low pressure.

Some homes have been without water since this morning.

The inspector has managed to isolate the burst pipe section with 12 homes in Abbey Road, Barrow, still affected. A repair team is due to arrive this afternoon.

A spokesperson for United Utilities said: "We apologise to people for the disruption. We’ll get everything back to normal as soon as we can."

Have you been affected? Please leave a comment below.

Have your say

My family were affected by the burst pipe. Two workmen came dug the road up ordered a new piece of pipe and said they would work all night if they needed to so that the water supply would be back on. The lads had to wait for a pipe being delivered from Kendal and finally the water supply was back on by about 10.30pm. The Road was still blocked off until it was filled in later in the week but we were going on holiday the next morning so not sure what day this happened possibly the next day. We were very grateful for the effort these two lads put in and with a smile on their faces so thank you lads for your much appreciated efforts.

Posted by Abbey Road Resident on 28 June 2014 at 10:34

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