Water returns for homes in and around Norwich

The southern part of the affected area which covers central Norwich, Cringleford, Catton and Hellesdon.

The southern part of the affected area which covers central Norwich, Cringleford, Catton and Hellesdon. The part covering Hethersett is from a previous issue. - Credit: Anglian Water

Homes in and around Norwich were left with little or no water for several hours due to a burst main.

Anglian Water were made aware of reports of a loss of supply or low pressure and identified a burst water main in Marriott's Way.

Engineers worked for over seven hours to fix the problem and normal supply was resumed at 7.30pm. 

An Anglian Water spokesperson said: “We are aware that some customers in Norwich and the surrounding areas are experiencing issues with low pressure or no water at all. This is due to a burst water main on Marriott’s Way in Norwich.

"Our teams are working as hard as they can get things back to normal as quickly as possible. We’re also aware of some surface water flooding on Sweet Briar Road, which should subside once the repair has been carried out.

"We’re really sorry for the inconvenience this is causing."

The area affected reached from Brampton and Stratton Strawless in the north, to Cringleford and Keswick to the south.

Police were also on scene at Sweet Briar Road which has flooded.

The northern part of the area affected which covers Stratton Strawless, Horsford, Brampton, Hevingham and Taverham.

The northern part of the area affected which covers Stratton Strawless, Horsford, Brampton, Hevingham and Taverham. - Credit: Anglian Water

The southern part of the affected area which covers central Norwich, Cringleford, Catton and Hellesdon.

The southern part of the affected area which covers central Norwich, Cringleford, Catton and Hellesdon. The part covering Hethersett is from a previous issue. - Credit: Anglian Water