Video. Three thousand homes were without water for several hours today when a mains pipe burst in West Sussex. The A259 in Ferring was closed early this morning and some schools have been closed.
Bottled water has been handed out at supermarkets in the area to cope with the demand. Charlotte Wilkins has more
After a water main burst in Ferring, most houses have now been restored with water supplies.
A burst water main in Worthing has left more than 3000 homes without water.
Southern Water said they have located the cause of the problem but are still working to restore water supply to normal.
More than 3000 homes in Worthing have been left without water after a burst water main.
The A259 in Ferring has been closed because of flooding and is not expected to open for at least 6 hours.
3,000 homes are without water after a water main burst on the A259 in Ferring in Sussex. The road was closed at 6:30am and will be closed for at least 6 hours. Southern Water officials are on scene.