Cheshire residents left without water | Knutsford Times

Cheshire residents left without water

By on September 2, 2017

Homes across Northwich, Middlewich and Knusford were left without water overnight following a burst pipe near the A556. United Utilities were still restoring supplies at 7am.


Cheshire police said on Twitter: “There is currently flooding due to a burst water main on the A556 between Davenham and Rudheath in Northwich, please take care.”

A spokesman for United Utilities commented: “We will continue working on fixing the leak on the A556 and works will continue throughout the course of the day.

“Our ‘Water on Wheels’ tankers will remain in place until works are complete in order to try and restore water supplies to the area.

“We are very sorry about this disruption and we will get this sorted as quickly as we can.”

“Our ‘Water on Wheels’ tankers are on site supporting and pumping water into the mains.

“We are hoping that this will restore some supply to your properties however this may be at lower pressure.

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you for bearing with us.


Water supplies to the are have now been restored.

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