AW investigates mystery leak

INVESTIGATIONS have been carried out into the source of a mysterious water leak in West CaisterEngineers from Anglian Water traced the problem to a private or surface water sewer in West Road.

INVESTIGATIONS have been carried out into the source of a mysterious water leak in West Caister

Engineers from Anglian Water traced the problem to a private or surface water sewer in West Road.

Last week's Mercury reported that retired farmer Fred Rose had been campaigning for action to be taken to deal with the problem.

A stream of effluent had been pouring down the road which runs from the village to the Caister bypass.


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Mr Rose was concerned the discharge was damaging the road surface and creating a traffic hazard.

He said: “Anglian Water sent along two guys to investigate the problem and they said it was sewerage. I hope the problem can be repaired as soon as possible.”

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A spokeswoman for Anglian Water said: “We carried out a search of the main sewer using a camera which showed the pipe was not broken, so the leak is not coming from there.”

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