Glasgow water provides restored as groups work for seven hours to repair 36-inch burst predominant

Water provides throughout Glasgow are returning to regular after a significant water mains burst in Milngavie.

Round 100,000 properties had been impacted by the incident that led to localised flooding and street closures from round 3.45pm on Tuesday.

Scottish Water groups have now remoted the burst 36-inch strategic water predominant on Auchenhowie Highway that has induced extreme injury to the street which is about to stay closed till additional discover.

Learn extra: Footage from Milngavie shows streets submerged in water and tarmac lifted as crews battle to restore supply

Water provides within the city centre, Kelvinside, Tradeston, Ibrox, Knightswood, Yoker, Scotstoun and Partick areas had been all impacted.

Provides to 56,000 properties had been restored in Knightswood, Yoker, Scotstoun and Partick round 9.30pm with groups hoping to have all provides restored by 10pm.

As of 10.30pm, some postcodes have reported that their water provide is but to return.

Scottish Water shared a picture of the damaged road
Scottish Water shared an image of the broken street

Clients have been warned that low/intermittent water strain would possibly proceed while the community recovers. As soon as provides have totally restored, some prospects may expertise discoloured water, Scottish Water has stated.

They added: “In case your water is brown discoloured, please be assured that that is the pure mendacity sediment inside the mains that has been disturbed and we advise to permit your chilly water kitchen faucet to run at decreased strain till this runs clear. While doing so, please don’t run another faucets or water home equipment till that is clear out of your chilly water kitchen faucet. Please comply with this course of for another faucets affected.

“Should you expertise white water, that is air within the water provide following the interruption and this can settle inside 24/48hrs.”

East Dunbartonshire Council has suggested locals to keep away from the world till the street is reopened.

A spokesperson stated: “Glasgow Highway, Milngavie, stays closed between Burnbrae Roundabout & the world across the junction with Auchenhowie Rd because of a significant subject attributable to a burst water predominant. Auchenhowie Rd stays closed between its junction with Glasgow Highway, Milngavie, & Allander Toll Roundabout.

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“Police Scotland are advising motorists to keep away from the world, with closures in place till in any other case suggested. Diversion routes will use the A81 Milngavie Highway, Kessington Highway, Rannoch Drive, the open part of Boclair Highway and Allander Toll Roundabout.

“Please be aware, there may be at the moment no through-road from Boclair Rd to Milngavie Rd because of ongoing SGN works. Excessive-sided autos are suggested to make use of the A81 Milngavie Rd/Maryhill Rd/Garscube Rd and journey through Glasgow.”


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