PICTURES: Water main bursts leaving Worthing street underwater

The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell
The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

A road in Worthing was left underwater when a main burst last night.

This morning, road closures are in place after the water main, in Westcourt Road, burst, with closures in place there and in neighbouring South Farm Road and Pavilion.

The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

Police were called last night with much of the road underwater, as these pictures from Eddie Mitchell show.

Staff from Southern Water and the firm’s contractors are on the scene.

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Watch a video here: Business owner says burst pipes have become a ‘way of life’.

The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

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The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

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The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

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The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

The scene after the water main, in Westcourt Road, Worthing, burst. Picture by Eddie Mitchell