Burst pipe in Edinburgh hits main water supplies

Some parts of Edinburgh may lose normal water supplies or experience low pressure following a mains burst, Scottish Water has said.

Some parts of Edinburgh may lose normal water supply.

The burst has hit a 22-inch water main in Orchardhead Loan in the city’s Liberton area.

The company said supplies in the city centre, Old Town, Canongate, Liberton, Prestonfield, and The Inch could be affected.

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It has also caused some flooding in the Orchardhead Loan area.

Scottish Water said its engineers were working to fix the problem and restore supplies as quickly as possible.

In a statement on its website, the firm said: “Scottish Water is liaising with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and other agencies.

“We apologise for any disruption to customers.”

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