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People living near Northiam in East Sussex were left without water overnight after a water main burst. Around eight hundred homes and businesses in the Beckley, Clayhill, Four Oaks, Peasmarsh, Playden and Rye Foreign were affected.
The water main was a strategic one, meaning the problem affected a large area. The burst happened at about 1am on the morning of Wednesday 20 March. South East Water sent in teams to monitor the damage and locate the problem.
Repair teams have now fixed the water main. The water firm said it expected supplies to return to normal.