Burst water main on Stuart Street affecting Moana Pool
A burst water main at the corner of Stuart Street and London
Street has affected water supply to a limited number of
properties in the area , including Moana Pool, resulting in
its closure today.
The burst main has affected London
Street from Stuart Street to Haddon Place, Stoutgate and
parts of Littlebourne Road.
DCC Water and Waste staff are
replacing the broken valve and expect to have the work
completed by about 4pm, all going well.
There is a detour
in place for traffic travelling onto London Street from
Arthur or Stuart Streets, via Cargill Street. Traffic coming
up London Street towards Stuart Street is
Moana Pool will reopen at its usual time
tomorrow morning, unless otherwise
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