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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Burst main: bottled water at halls in affected areas

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South East Water is currently dealing with a burst water main affecting many areas in East Sussex.

Bottled water is available for those affected at the following locations:

  • Barcombe Village Hall, Barcombe Mills Road, BN8 5BH
  • Hassocks Parish Hall, BN6 8QH

Bottled water has also been delivered to vulnerable customers who have already registered with South East Water.

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