Thousands of homes without water in Reading

Thames Water is apologising to customers who have been left with no water supply.

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Thousands left without water after pump failure

Thousands of people in Reading have been left without water for much of the day and the town's university had to close one of its campuses due to the supply problems.

Thames Water said a faulty pump was to blame.

It's been distributing thousands of bottles to residents.

Mel Bloor has our report.

Interviewees: Thames Water customers Carol Munt and Lisa Pyner. Deputy Vice Chancellor of Reading University Prof Tony Downes and Mark Handcock from Thames Water.

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