Burst water main

Around 16 homes in Colchester in Essex have been evacuated after a burst water main caused severe flooding.

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Burst water main causes serious flooding in Colchester

Essex Police have reported that around 16 homes in Colchester have been evacuated because of a burst water main causing serious flooding.

Road closures have been put in place at Southway, Maldon Road, Wellington Street, Balkerne Hill and Maldon Road. An emergency rest centre has been set up for residents who have been affected.

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