Burst water main

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Re: Burst water main

Postby rafiki6 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:44 am

"For what its worth I think they have dealt with it very admirably." (sic)
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Desmo Man
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Re: Burst water main

Postby Desmo Man » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:32 am

Really ?

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Re: Burst water main

Postby nedsram » Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:14 am

At 10.02 United Utilities wrote:Our inspector will be returning to the area today to determine the exact location of leak affecting water presssure (sic) in your area.

We apologise for the continued disruption to your supply and we will update this message as soon as we confirm the exact location of the leak.

I just wandered up there. Two large holes, one completely flooded. No sign of any activity whatsoever.

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Re: Burst water main

Postby nedsram » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:50 pm

At 12.10 United Utilities wrote:Our inspector has now arrived on site and is meeting with the team of engineers to carry out a further dig to locate the leak on Chester Road. All customers should have water however this may be at reduced pressure until the repairs are complete.

We are very sorry for the disruption but rest assured we are working as hard as we can to get the issue resolved. Thank you for your continued patience.

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Re: Burst water main

Postby Rostervor » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:21 pm

Just had a person to person (not recorded computer voice) call from UU who informed me that the leak has now been repaired and that we should have no further problems with regard to water supply.
The traffic lights are a different matter !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Burst water main

Postby nedsram » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:49 pm

At 2.04 United Utilities wrote:The team are still onsite on Chester Road digging the road to locate the leak. All customers should have supply barring a small number of properties on Chester Road. We will update you as soon as we have further information.

Thank you for your continued patience.

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Re: Burst water main

Postby nedsram » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:50 pm

At 3.21 United Utilities wrote:Repairs have now been complete on Chester Road and water should be starting to flow normally again. However it may take some time for the pressure to fully restore back to normal levels. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may have caused you and we would like to thank you for your continued patience whilst we worked to resolve the issue.

Because there’s been some disturbance to the pipes in your area you may notice the water is a little cloudy or discoloured, please check our Discoloured Water page for more information.

Desmo Man
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Re: Burst water main

Postby Desmo Man » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:10 pm

I drove past the site this morning and there was still quite a lot of activity, including a digger digging a hole. !

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Re: Burst water main

Postby ma-ogy » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:27 pm

We drove towards Woodford from Poynton today at 11.55am today, as we approached the bird estate we was stopped by traffic lights at the Woodford rd junction we proceeded we past a excavator digging a deep trench on the left hand side of the rd just before the entrance to the oil depot.
A traffic announcement made by Manchester radio traffic info said that Chester Poynton had problems due to a burst water main.
So I think the problem goes on :?:

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Re: Burst water main

Postby Rostervor » Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:40 pm

From enquiries made with the engineers and others, the reason the leak was so difficult to locate was that there was a broken drain, the water from the leak was running into this drain at one point and escaping from it a various other points.
It would be prudent to repair this drain whilst the road is dug up.


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