A burst water main on Kenton Road in Harrow has resulted in the closure of the road in both directions at the junction of St Leonards Ave, and has left several residents without access to water.
Affinity Water, the local water supplier, posted an update on their website, acknowledging the situation and expressing their apologies to affected residents.
The incident has prompted urgent action from Affinity Water, as their technician and repair team are already en route to the affected area to assess the damage and initiate repairs promptly. The company is working to restore the water supply and ensure that normal service resumes as soon as possible.
In their online message to residents, Affinity Water advised taking certain precautions during this water disruption. They advised residents to avoid using appliances like washing machines, dishwashers, and other electrical devices that require water until the situation is resolved.
Moreover, those who still have access to water are urged to store some for drinking purposes by filling their kettles or fridges, in case water supply needs to be temporarily switched off during the repair process.
As the situation unfolds, Affinity Water is continuously monitoring the situation and will be providing further updates to keep residents informed. They have pledged to post additional information by 17:25.
This unexpected water outage on Kenton Road has inconvenienced residents, and the closure of the road has also caused disruptions to local traffic. The following bus routes are on diversion 114, 183, 223, H9, H10, H19, UL19.
Residents in the affected area are requested to stay patient while the repair work is underway and to follow the guidance provided by Affinity Water to help expedite the resolution process.
Harrow Online will be closely monitoring the situation and will provide updates as new information becomes available.