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Wasdale switched back on

The remote village of Wasdale Head in the Lake District will have its power switched back on today. It has been relying on generator power since December 2011 when a cable under Wastwater (England's deepest lake) was damaged.

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Power returns to Wasdale Head

The cable under the lake broke Credit: ITV Border

The remote village of Wasdale Head will have its mains power switched back on today. It has been relying on generator power since December last year when the main power cable broke underneath Wastwater - Englands deepest lake.

Electricity North West have relaid a new cable.

Generator power has served the village since December Credit: ITV Border

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