UPDATE: Stockport: Disruption over multiple-burst water pipes
By Sean Robinson
complete repairs to leaking pipe on Alderley Road the company said, “It will
take up to 2 hours for pressure to build across the local network and for tap
water to return to normal.”
RECAP: SOME homes and businesses in parts of Stockport have been left
without water for several hours this morning due to multiple-burst pipes.
attended reports of water spilling onto Windmill Lane, only to find a black BMW jeep parked directly over the burst, and were unable to locate the owner
for several hours delaying the repair.
During rush hour, a
second burst was reported on the busy B6167 main Gorton Road at the junction of
Furnival Street requiring emergency traffic management to be put in place.
We [United Utilities]
transported more water into Stockport using a network of underground pipes to
meet breakfast time peak demand but a number of households still reported low
pressure in areas.
engineers were still at both locations with additional crews being sent to a
further report on Alderley Road to examine local pipework this lunchtime.
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