Businesses and villagers living near Hastings say they're suffering because two roads have been closed - cutting off one end of the village of Three Oaks from the other.
They've been shut while Southern Water builds public sewers there for the first time.
Licensee of the village pub, Samantha Bevan, says the business is struggling:
In a statement, Southern Water said:
You can watch Abigail Bracken's full report by clicking on the link below. Interviewees are Samantha Bevan and Phil Colegate of Three Oaks Village Hall.