Hereford & Worcester

Water supply problem for thousands in Worcestershire

Up to 20,000 homes in Worcestershire are experiencing problems with their water supply, with many customers losing their service all together.

Severn Trent said the problem, which is affecting water pressure at properties in the Stourport and Kidderminster areas, was notified at 14:30 BST.

Engineers discovered faulty valves at its Mount Pleasant reservoir during planned maintenance work.

A spokesperson said they expected supplies to be restored by 22:00 BST.

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