Footage from Milngavie reveals streets submerged in water and tarmac lifted as crews battle to revive provide

The water provide to round 100,000 properties in Glasgow has been impacted by a burst water essential that tore via a street in Milngavie.

Video from the scene reveals water pouring out from beneath Auchenhowie Street after the 36-inch strategic water essential burst round 3.45pm on Tuesday.

The water may be seen flowing as quick as a river and crashing towards the pushed-up chunks of tarmac whereas firefighters look on.

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The water supply to large parts of Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire has been disrupted by a burst water mains.
The water provide to massive components of Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire has been disrupted by a burst water mains.
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Surrounding streets have been left submerged as Scottish Water groups try and restore the primary and restore provides.

Areas impacted embody the town centre, Kelvinside, Tradeston, Ibrox, Knightswood, Yoker, Scotstoun and Partick the place properties are experiencing no water, low stress or discoloured water provides.

Police are on the scene helping with street closures whereas firefighters perform a “water rescue incident” with two fireplace engines and two water rescue assets dispatched.

A Scottish Water spokeswoman mentioned: “It is a main burst which is impacting a number of our clients and we need to reassure them we’re working as rapidly as attainable to hold out this restore and restore provides. We apologise to all clients affected for the inconvenience and disruption.

“Any clients requiring further help use this hyperlink to enroll as a Precedence Providers Buyer or name our Buyer Expertise Centre 0800 0778 778.

“Scottish Water will hold clients up to date through its social media channels and the Scottish Water web site.”


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