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Schools forced to close after burst water main

Some schools in Plumpton and Ditchling in East Sussex have been forced to close after a burst water main. The incident happened just before midnight leaving more than 3,600 homes without water. South East Water have been handing out hundreds of bottles of water in villages around Lewes while they carry out repairs.

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Thousands of homes left without water after burst main

The burst water main Credit: South East Water

Around 3,600 homes in East Sussex have been left without water after a burst water main last night.

Some schools in Plumpton and Ditchling have been forced to close, although some supplies are now being restored.

South East Water have been handing out hundreds of bottles of water in villages around Lewes while they carry out repairs.

The incident happened just before midnight.

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