Water Supply – Pett: Update 2.00 pm

Water Supply – Update 11.45am
Councillor Mier has circulated the following this morning. It does not affect Pett but does affect Guestling and Westfield. The burst water main supplies water from the Darwell reservoir to most of Hastings. Pett water is supplied from the Powdermill reservoir.
From: Cllr Andrew Mier
Subject: Ceasation of Water SupplyI have received the following from the head of Rother Environmental Health. It was timed and dated 7.23 am on Monday 27 April –
Cllrs,The supply of water from Darwell reservoir to the Baldslow treatment plant in Hastings has failed.The Hastings network of drinking water is affected- the water supply will cease imminently.

A major incident has been declared.

You will be updated when more is known.



Richard Parker-Harding
Head of Environmental Health
Environmental Health Service
for Rother and Wealden Councils