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: water supplies returning to East Sussex

Water supplies are returning to customers in East Sussex after a burst main overnight.

Technicians have been working throughout the day to restore the burst water main although some areas may still be affected.

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