Hundreds of people in Berkshire woke up this morning to find they had no water for a bath or shower or even to make a cup of tea.
The taps were running dry in up to one thousand three hundred homes because of a burst water pipe between Reading's main water works and the Earley storage reservoir. Mel Bloor reports.
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Friday's forecast for the west of the region
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Extra support is on offer to help local reisdents in Dartford and Thurrock using the Dartford Crossing.