Ebene News – GB – Southern Water apologizes after loss of water supply in postal codes due to storm

The inhabitants of Portsmouth postcodes PO14 and PO15 and Southampton postcodes SO14, SO16, SO17, SO18, SO19, SO21, SO22, SO23, SO30, SO31, SO32, SO50, SO51, SO52 and SO53 have been affected by the storm In total, the company said “just over 20,000 properties” were affected

This follows the water level loss in Southern Water’s Yewhill storage tank following the storm ‘The storm caused a power outage at our Otterbourne water treatment plant – which treats water ‘water then sends it to storage tanks – the Yewhill storage tank has lost levels and it is the houses served by this storage tank that are affected,’ ‘said a representative from the South Water statement said

“We would like to apologize to customers who experience loss of water supply and low water pressure

“Due to the storm that passed through the area last night / this morning, our Yewhill storage tank which supplies water to properties located in (the) zip codes lost the water level

“We are working to restore supply as quickly as possible and you may see tankers in the area doing crucial work to help.”

The company continued, “Customers registered with us on the Priority Service Register will be given priority to be taken care of with bottled water deliveries and we ask that you stay with us as we coordinate these

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“If you or someone you know needs this assistance, please call 0330 3030368 to register now We are also in the process of setting up bottled water collection points and will post details when they are ready Please do not attend until we let you know they are open “

The company added, “We thank our customers for their patience while we work on emergency repairs”

Southern Water

Ebene News – GB – Southern Water apologizes after loss of water supply in postal codes due to storm

Source: https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/people/southern-water-apologises-after-20000-homes-lose-water-supply-in-portsmouth-and-southampton-postcodes-due-to-storm-3223938