David Taylor – a local resident in Queniborough, Leicestershire, tells ITV News Central about the moment when a burst pipe flooded 50 homes on Main Street.
The pipe which burst and flooded around fifty homes in Queniborough, Leicestershire, has been removed from the ground by repair workers.
The burst pipe flooded the main street in the village yesterday afternoon.
According to Severn Trent, the pipe has been repaired and the road will now need to be relayed.
Severn Trent has apologised to its customers after a pipe burst in Main Street in Queniborough near Syston in Leicestershire. It happened yesterday afternoon.
– Severn Trent Water official
We worked to make sure that our customers' water supply was quickly restored and our loss adjusters continue to visit homes today to let residents know how we can help.Our work to repair the damaged water pipe is now complete and we'll now be relaying the road. While we're working the road is closed and a diversion route is in place. We'd like to thank customers for their patience during this time.
People living in Queniborough were forced to enjoy the sunshine yesterday with a bit of added water after a burst water main in the village.
Firefighters were called out to Main Street at around 4pm.