June 5, 2011
Emergency water offered as taps run dry in Burnham-On-Sea
water supplies are being offered to residents in Burnham-On-Sea
and Highbridge after more taps run dry in parts of the town following
Saturday's major water mains burst in Love Lane.
Water says taps ran dry in parts of Poplar Lane, Church Street,
The Uplands and Burnham Lane in addition to Burnham and Highbridge
town centres. There also was low water pressure in many other
reported earlier today
how several businesses in the town had been forced to close due
to the problems, which first occurred last
Jeremy Williams told Burnham-On-Sea.com on Sunday evening that
work on repairing the burst main is "progressing well."
added that supplies should be reconnected later tonight and be
back to normal on Monday.
"Bottled water has been delivered to vulnerable customers
in the Burnham area and water is available free of charge in the
car park of Burnham's Tesco supermarket, at the car park off Cross
St and Oxford Street; at Burnham Medical Centre car park and at
Burnham Holiday Village for those in need."
added that further water tankers are available to be deployed
if necessary and one is already assisting holidaymakers at Burnham
Holiday Village, where supplies have been affected.
Bottled water is available from Bristol Water in the car park