Burst water main causes problems in mid-Derbyshire

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A burst water main has led to the closure of four mid-Derbyshire schools this morning.

Alfreton Park Community Special School, Mill Hill School, Riddings Junior School, Riddings Infant and Nursery School, Swanwick Primary School and Swanwick Hall Secondary School have been shut.

Residents in Alfreton, Ripley and Somercotes are experiencing water problems as a result of the incident.

Severn Trent Water said: “Engineers are working to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.

“We apologise for the inconvenience this is causing but please be assured we are working to restore your supply as quickly as possible.”