Burst Pipe Floods Major London Road

The Clapham Road in Kennington has been cleared after a burst water main flooded the south-west London road.

Thames Water has confirmed that the road, which had been under 10cm of water since Thursday evening, has now been cleared.

The company has also said that reports of sewage in the water were untrue, claiming that the force of the water had moved soil from under the tarmac causing the water to look muddy.

A London Underground Emergency Response Unit attended the scene alongside a number of fire engines, police and an ambulance.


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