Watch the moment Leeds street floods after main bursts causing residents to lose water

This is the shocking moment a water main burst on a Leeds street - causing the road to flood.

Wednesday, 7th August 2019, 11:53 am
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Yorkshire Water said a burst water main at 10.53am on Skinner Street could leave residents of LS9 with low water pressure or no water at all.

In a statement on their live map, Yorkshire Water said: "We're really sorry but customers may have low pressure or no water due to a burst main.

"We're urgently working on repairs.

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"Once restored, water may be cloudy or discoloured, this will return to normal shortly after and you can help clear this by running your tap for a few minutes."

Yorkshire Water said they were investigating the problem.

First Bus West Yorkshire said buses had been diverted after the road was closed.

The tweet said: "Service Update-42 Burst Water Main on Lincoln Green Road, Service 42 diverting, Old Farnley route: Beckett Street, Burmantoft Street, Inner Ring Road, Regent Street, Eastgate. Fearnville route: Eastgate, Duke Street, Marsh Lane, Burmantofts Street, Beckett Street."