January 27, 2023

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Hundreds of properties impacted after water most important burst inflicting large flood

Over 100,000 properties had been impacted and left with out water after a water most important burst and brought about a flood. In line with Scottish Water, the incident had affected the water provide to round 100,000 properties in elements of the town of Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire.

In a modern replace launched round 11pm, the corporate mentioned that it has restored water to our community that provides clients within the Glasgow Metropolis centre, Kelvinside, Tradeston, Ibrox, Knightswood, Yoker, Scotstoun and Partick space.

It additional said: “A small variety of clients should be experiencing no water or low stress while the system continues to recharge and get better.”

Stories of interruptions had been first made to the water firm round 4pm on Tuesday, January 24.

Involved Glasgow residents took to Twitter to complain about the issue.

Many residents complained that the color of the water is “yellow”.

A social media person @stevenlyon1 tweeted: “Water is yellow, how lengthy will this take to clear?”

The corporate responded: “Hello there, the difficulty you’re experiencing appears like pure sediment which has been disturbed.

“This sediment lies on the backside of our mains and the water often flows excessive of it and you’ll by no means realize it was there.”

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“We apologise to all clients affected for the inconvenience and disruption.

“Our groups are at present working alongside the police and fireplace service, and as quickly as extra info turns into accessible, we can be in contact.”

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Higher Glasgow police warned individuals to avoid the are attributable to “vital flooding of the A81 (Glasgow Highway) at its junction with the A807 (Auchenhowie Highway) and the encircling space.”

They added: “The next highway closures at the moment are in place: Auchenhowie Rd closed on the roundabout junction with Boclair Rd; A81 (Glasgow Rd) closed on the roundabout junction with B8030; A81 shut at Dougalston Ave.

“Please keep away from the realm till additional discover and heed recommendation re different routes.”