2nd Burst Water Main In Putney!

Yesterday SW15 was awash as images come in of leak on Putney Hill


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Fountain on Putney High Street

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A torrent of water flowed rapidly down Putney Hill from before 10.00 on Saturday [possibly much earlier] until 4.00 on Sunday.

Sand-bags were in place in appropriate places - at Cambalt Road intersection
This is the scene at the intersection of Cambalt Road and Putney Hill mid-morning Saturday. This driver was more than a little surprised to find his path barred. The tape came down later in the day. Walking down the west pavement was impossible all day.
A 12" cast-iron main had fractured.
This sign suggests that repairs may well take until Wednesday
Thames Water in attendance mid morning
No cycling on the pavement sir!

photos courtesy of James Dixon

March 25, 2012