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Australia Homes flooded as water main bursts on Melbourne street

04:20  17 january  2020
04:20  17 january  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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A water main has flooded a street after bursting on Park Lane West in Tipton on Monday afternoon.

Fifteen houses are flooded in part of Crawley after a water main bursts . In a statement, Southern Water said it was doing all it could to help customers affected by what was a "major burst ". The company said the pipe burst on the roundabout at the junction with Horsham Road and Breezehurst

a close up of a pond: Bluff Road in Melbourne's south-east was under a metre of water this morning after the water main burst.© 9News Bluff Road in Melbourne's south-east was under a metre of water this morning after the water main burst. A number of homes have been flooded after a water main burst on street in south-east Melbourne.

The pipe burst on Bluff Road at the intersection to Wichkam Road in Hampton East, unleashing a deluge that saw the street as much as one metre underwater this morning, Victoria's State Emergency Service told 9News.

a group of people walking down a street next to water: Hampton East Bluff Road flooding burst water main© 9News Hampton East Bluff Road flooding burst water main

Six nearby homes were flooded and Bluff Road has been closed between Linacre Road and Thorburn Street with traffic management on site directing cars away from the area.

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A burst water main on Victoria Street on the edge of the Melbourne CBD has turned the street into a river. Credit:Nine News. Witness Leonie Wood said the burst main seemed to be located at the corner of Bouverie Street and Victoria Street , at a large development site. Mud on the road after the water

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Melbourne's South East Water has apologised to residents whose homes were flooded, saying their crews are currently on site working to urgently resolve the issue.

"We're working with these customers to clear the water and to have the properties cleaned up and any repairs made as soon as possible," South East Water's General Manager of Customer Service Delivery, Terry Schubach, told 9News.

a house that is parked on the side of a building: South East Water has apologised to the residents whose homes were flooded.© 9News South East Water has apologised to the residents whose homes were flooded. a car driving on a city street filled with lots of traffic: Bluff Road remains closed, with traffic management on site.© 9News Bluff Road remains closed, with traffic management on site.

"We're sorry about the damage the burst has caused."

The water supply to the area has been turned off while crews work to fix the damaged pipes.

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