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United Utilities to introduce hosepipe ban for Preston

We won't be able to use a hosepipe like this for potentially a few weeks in August Pic: Douglas Kelly We won’t be able to use a hosepipe like this for potentially a few weeks in August Pic: Douglas Kelly Preston homeowners are facing a hosepipe ban from early August. […]

1 year ago
Emergency sewer works shut Plungington Road

The 23 service is one of those with later times Pic: Claire Pendrous The 23 service is taking a different route Pic: Claire Pendrous One of Preston’s busiest bus services is continuing to be diverted due to a road closure. Update: Plungington Road […]

1 year ago
River Ribble faces low levels during heatwave

The River Ribble is facing low water levels. Pic: Stephen Melling Warm weather and increased water usage is taking its toll on the River Ribble. Hot temperatures have been hitting […]

1 year ago
United Utilities work at Fulwood junction causing long delays

The hole being dug in Watling Street Road Pic: Christopher Smith The hole being dug in Watling Street Road Pic: Christopher Smith Fulwood commuters are being told to expect long delays due to emergency roadworks. United Utilities is digging up a […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement No water in Walton-le-Dale due to Capitol Centre burst water main

Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke A number of households in Walton-le-Dale are waking up this morning to little or no water. United Utilities has engineers at the Capitol Centre retail […]

1 year ago
Brown water warning issued by United Utilities for Preston

Brown water coming from a tap Brown water coming from a tap Households in parts of Preston are reporting having brown water coming from their taps. The discoloured water warning has been issued by United Utilities. […]

2 years ago
Hundreds of homes without water in Preston and Lostock Hall

Tap water Pic: Olly Clarke Taps have run dry across the city Pic: Olly Clarke Households in Preston and Lostock Hall woke up to find they have no water on Sunday morning. Hundreds of homes […]

2 years ago
Cause of the United Utilities cryptosporidium outbreak is revealed

Inside the Franklaw water treatment works Inside the Franklaw water treatment works The reason why Prestonians couldn’t drink their water without boiling it for a month has finally been revealed. United Utilities has been fined after […]

2 years ago
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