Welsh Water repair main damaged by flooding in Carmarthenshire

A burst water main which supplied thousands of homes in Carmarthenshire has been repaired.

About 10,000 homes had faced a disruption to their water supply over Christmas.

But Welsh Water said: "We have now managed to repair the trunk water main near Capel Dewi supplying around 10,000 customers in Carmarthen and the surrounding area.

"This was damaged as a result of flood conditions on the River Towy."

Water tanks and bottled water were distributed while Dwr Cymru undertook the "difficult repair".

The company said: "A team has been working in extremely poor weather conditions to locate and repair the damaged main.

"This has been achieved without any disruption to water supply. Nonetheless, as a precaution, we placed static water tanks in various locations which could have been filled had the supply been affected."

Dwr Cymru thanked people for their patience and said anyone who had inquiries about their supply should call 0800 0520130.

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