Five weeks before mains water burst can be fixed in Moss Lane Southport!

Thousands of litres of water continues to leak from a burst water main in Moss Lane, Churchtown, Southport.

The leak started about two weeks ago and has been reported to United Utilities by Southport resident Steve Johnson.

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Luckily the water drains straight into the Three Pools Waterways below.

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Contractors-United Utilities said there is nothing they can do to stop the leak for at least five weeks.

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They have to apply to the council to close the road to enable work to be carried out.

In the meantime the bridge is starting to erode.

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