Hayling Island road closed as Southern Water deals with burst pipe

A ROAD has been closed after a sewer pipe burst on Hayling Island this morning.

Wednesday, 17th April 2019, 1:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 17th April 2019, 1:42 pm
Fishery Lane, Hayling Island. Picture: Neil Fatkin.

Southern Water is carrying out a full clean up in Fishery Lane and a diversion is currently in place.

The organisation has also assured customers the sewage has not polluted nearby water.

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Fishery Lane, Hayling Island. Picture: Neil Fatkin.

Southern Water tweeted: ‘We’re continuing to deal with the burst sewer pipe in Fishery Lane, Hayling Island. While we carry out repairs and a full clean up, the road is closed and a diversion is in place.

‘We’d like to assure customers the pollution was contained and the harbour, boating lake & beaches remain unaffected. We’re sorry for any disruption our work and tankers are causing, and thank everyone for their patience while we work as quickly and safely as possible.’

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