ISLE OF WIGHT

Water Supplies restored in Ryde following burst main

water supplies restored in ryde following burst main

A water main has burst on Ashey Road in Ryde this morning (Wednesday) left hundreds of homes and businesses without running water. The mains burst also stopped staff carrying out blood tests and other medical procedures at the Ryde Clinic.

The incident a burst 10 Inch Main happened on Bettsworth Road and has resulted in water coming up through the carriageway.
Fifty house and business lost water or had low pressure as a result of the mains failure.

Bottled water was made available to homes during the period that wasn’t available.
A spokesman for Southern Water said:
We’re working to fix this burst on a 10” main in Ashey Rd, Ryde, IsleofWight. Water engineers have rezoned the supply to affected properties who should be back in water shortly. Thanks to our customers for their patience and understanding whilst we work to fix the issue.