Record number of burst water pipes in Hertfordshire

FREEZING conditions last month led to the number of burst water pipes tripling in Times Territory.

Veolia Water Central has announced a record 870 burst pipes were reported across the region in December, with calls to the Hatfield-based company increasing by 50 per cent.

“Our staff pulled out all the stops,” said Jo-Ann Lyon, head of operational contact at Veolia.

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