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Most homes in Nantyglo have now had their gas supply reconnected after a burst water main on Thursday left around 755 homes without gas.
Wales and West Utilities says it has restored gas supplies to around 600 properties in Nantyglo, which were cut off when a water main burst.
The majority of homes affected by a gas supply cut in Nantyglo have now been reconnected. Wales and West Utilities says 540 of the 755 homes left without gas have had their supply restored and they are continuing to work door-to-door to reconnect the remaining properties. The company says more than 150,000 litres of water has been removed from gas pipes in the area.
The remaining few pockets of water are being removed from gas pipes at Nantyglo and engineers will be going door-to-door today to tell residents their gas is back on. The system was flooded last Thursday after a water main burst - damaging gas pipes. Some homes have had their supplies restored by 660 are still without gas.
There's optimism that homes in Nantyglo without a gas supply will be reconnected in the next 24 - 48 hours. Around 755 homes have been without gas since last Thursday when a water main burst, damaging the adjacent gas pipes, causing them to flood.
Residents have been supplied with electric heaters and hot plates to warm food while the gas supply remains switched off.
Work has begun to restore gas to around 150 properties in the Nantyglo area following disruption to the service earlier this week.
Around 755 properties were affected after a water main burst and flooded the gas network.
Wales and West Utilities say they hope to restore gas to properties on Limestone Road, Limestone Road East, Chapel Road and Ty Heulwen over the next 24 to 48 hours.
Over 150 fan heaters and hot plates for warming food has been distributed to customers and anyone who needs support is urged to speak to staff in the area or call 0800 912 2999.
Hundreds of properties in the Nantyglo area remain without gas following a burst water main which disrupted the gas network earlier this week.
Wales and West Utilities say they are still working on getting gas returned to around 775 properties and are continuing to pump over 100,000 litres of water out of the affected pipe.
They have supplied over 100 fan heaters and hot plates to their most vulnerable customers and have thanked the community for their patience.
Hundreds of households in the Nantyglo area of Blaenau Gwent could be without gas for up to a week after water flooded a supply line.
Wales & West Utilities say they have already delivered 85 fan heaters and 82 hot plates for warming food to vulnerable customers,
It says it is working around the clock to repair the fault. Engineers have visited every one of the 755 properties affected to make sure the gas supply is turned off, and are now working to remove the water from the gas pipe.
Abertillery and Ebbw Vale Sports Centres have been made available for washing and shower facilities during opening hours.
Wales and West Utilities say engineers have been been working throughout the night to restore the gas supply to approximately 755 properties in the Nantyglo area.
It says the burst water main, which led to water getting into a gas pipe, is in Waun Heulog.
The streets affected are:
- Banna Bunglows
- Bryn Awelon
- Chapel Road
- Cwm Crachen
- Farm Road
- Limestone Road
- Limestone Road East
- Lakeside Close
- Lakeside Way
- Market Road
- New Road
- Round House Close
- Ty Heulwen
- Waun Ebbw Road
- Waun Ebbw Bunglows
- Waun Fawr
- Waun Heulog
- Wesley Buildings
- Woodlands Terrace