ad

More than 1,000 households in Mold left without water

Published date: 18 August 2014 |
Published by: Laura Edwards
Read more articles by Laura Edwards


 

MORE than 1,000 households woke up to find they had no water this weekend.

About 1,300 homes across a large part of Mold were affected after a burst pipe near the Queen’s Head pub on Chester Road on Saturday caused Dwr Cymru Welsh Water to turn off the supply while they made repairs.

The unexpected surge in demand for bottled water caused some town supermarkets to run out of large bottles of economy water.

From early morning most customers received text messages or phone calls from the company to say they had no water and that they were working to fix the problem.

Further communications were received when the supply was restored.

A woman living in Ffordd Pentre said she was warned by an automated phone call at 7am that the water supply had been cut.

The woman, who asked no to be named, said: “It was really a case of you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone.

“Not being able to wash my hands, flush the loo or even make a cup of tea just made me think what it must be like for people in parts of the world where there’s no piped water at all.

“It was so good to turn on the tap six hours later and see clear water flowing again.”

More in tomorrow's copy of The Leader.

For more news from across the region visit newsnorthwales.co.uk

You must be a registered user to leave a comment. Register or login here.

  1. Posted by: Kevinweston11 at 19:47 on 18 August 2014 Report

    A great response from Dwr Cymru, a company that exists purely to support their customers. FCC could learn a lot from this organisation.

Past pictures from Bryn Gwalia

  • l107c892
  • l1096413
  • l1096415
Local Bygones

View thousands more photos like this on www.localbygones.co.uk

Browse our archive
 

Local Business Offers & Promotions

  • 10% OFF

    STUDENTS, OAP;S, HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS. 10 % OFF Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Wash/Finish or Wash/Cut/Wash (Not in Conjunction with any offer)

    Valid Until: Thursday, 11 Dec 2014

    Voucher Code: C&CO

  • 25% Off your Food bill!

    Each diner must purchase a starter & a main course. Offer valid until December 2014. Valid Sundays - Fridays only. Not valid on Bank Holidays & Selected Dates - please call for confirmation. Please book in advance & mention ' Web Offer'. This offer excludes Buffet, Banquet & Takeaway. The Restaurant reserves the right to change this offer at anytime.

    Valid Until: Friday, 05 Dec 2014

    Voucher Code: Web Offer


View all offers & promotions

Featured Businesses

View all adverts