Dry morning for Darfield residents

ANNA TURNER
Last updated 10:31 05/02/2013

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Water is expected to be restored to Darfield soon after a supply failure.

Water was cut in the town from 4am today because of a pipe break in Ross St and a loss of power at the main water-pump station.

A Selwyn District Council spokeswoman said that after the problem was found, the section of broken pipe was isolated.

The main water-supply pumps were working again.

Most of the town now has access to low-pressure water, and it is expected that the water supply to the whole town will be restored soon.

The Darfield Library has normal water pressure already.

The council's asset delivery manager, Murray Washington, said the council appreciated the patience Darfield residents had shown while the problem was being fixed.

Any residents who experienced problems with their water supply are asked to call the council on 318 8338 or 347 2800.

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- The Press

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