Burst Thames Water pipe cuts off up to 100,000 London homes

Schools close and hospital appointments cancelled as shops sell out of bottled water

Up to 100,000 properties in London have been left with little or no water after a large pipe at a waterworks burst, causing a number of schools to close and hospital appointments to be cancelled.

Thames Water said the fault at its Hampton site on Wednesday had caused problems in the west and south-west of the capital, and that this prevented water being pumped into its pipe network across west London, affecting the TW, KT and W postcodes.

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Source: The Guardian
Burst Thames Water pipe cuts off up to 100,000 London homes