UPDATE: Another water bottle station has been set up

Flooding at Heyford Hill roundabout
Flooding at Heyford Hill roundabout

Three water bottle stations have now been set up following a burst water pipe and severe flooding which caused water supply issues to nearby houses.

Thames Water have announced a third water bottle filling station that homes affected by yesterday’s water supply issues can now use.

The station is set up at Horspath Cricket Club, Oxford Road, Horspath, Oxford OX33 1RT (pedestrian access only).

Read more: Roads closed across city amid burst water pipe and severe flooding

The other two stations are at Tesco in Ambassador Avenue, Oxford, OX4 6XJ, and Asda in London Road, Wheatley, Oxford, OX33 1YZ.

A Thames Water spokesperson said: “We have tankers pumping water into our network and we’ve opened three water bottle stations.

“We’d also like to apologise to drivers affected by traffic disruption. We’ve had tankers on site to remove water from the road.”

 

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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

Matthew covers Bicester and focuses on finding stories from diverse communities.

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