Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.
Hundreds of Homes Without Water
4:46pm 15th April 2014
Hundreds of homes have been left without water in west Cornwall.
South West Water say it is because of a burst main in Hayle.
Locals in the TR20 area are being warned it could be off until Tuesday night, but engineers are re-routing supplies.
South West Water has released the following statement:
"We apologise to customers in parts of west Cornwall who have been affected by a large burst water main in Nanpusker Road, Hayle.
"We have isolated the burst and are re-routing water supplies to the affected areas, including customers in some parts of St Ives, Carbis Bay and Nancledra.
"Customers may be experiencing no water, discolouration or low pressure to their water supplies.
"We have been in contact with vulnerable customers throughout the day to ensure alternative water supplies are available to them.
"Water supplies are recovering while we continue to make repairs to the burst water main.
"We'd like to thank customers for their patience and apologise for the inconvenience caused while we complete this emergency work."
The helpline number to call if you are experiencing problems is 0844 9801 895.
Share This StoryTweet
BREAKING: Cornish MP describes "shocking" Westminster attack
Cornwall News: It is being treated as terrorism
Child sex offence recorded by police every 10 minutes, NSPCC says
National News: A child sex offence is recorded by police every 10 minutes in the UK, according to the NSPCC.
Kesha suffers another setback in court battle with Dr Luke
Showbiz News: Singer Kesha has lost another round in her legal battle against record producer Dr Luke, who she accused of rape and abuse.
Westminster attack: social media unites #wearenotafraid #prayforlondon
World News: Social media users around the world have united in a show of support for the people of Britain following the terror attack in London that left at least three victims dead.
Cornish Pirates Set For 'Tricky Customer'
Cornwall News: They are playing Nottingham in a New Year's Eve clash
Nicole Kidman explains her Oscars 'seal clapping' was to protect a ring
Strange News: Nicole Kidman has explained her "awkward" seal-like clapping during the Oscars ceremony last month.
Almost 9 Tonnes Of Litter Found On Cornish Beaches
Cornwall News: Find out how much rubbish was found on your local beach by Surfers Against Sewage