26/08/2014

200 Homes Still Without Gas After Water Leak

Around 200 homes in Wales are still without gas after a burst water pipe flooded gas lines last Thursday.

Wales and West Utilities have said that some 150,000 litres of water has been pumped from gas pipes since last Thursday, with 540 of the 755 homes affected by the leak, now reconnected.

It is understood that engineers are having to go door-to-door to reconnected house to their gas supply after clearing the water from gas lines.

The operation to clear the leaked water from the gas supply has been described as "complex".

(MH/CD)

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