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Will there be a ‘hosepipe ban’ in Birmingham? Here’s what Severn Trent Water has said 

17 Jul 18

The water company isn’t looking at a hosepipe ban as Birmingham is set for another week of dry weather…

Birmingham heatwave: ‘Take shorter showers and avoid using hosepipes’ urge Severn Trent 

2 Jul 18

Garden sprinklers and hose pipes should still be avoided as demand continues to soar through scorching temperatures…

Severn Trent is supplying an extra 300 million litres of water but demand is still going up in the hot weather. 

29 Jun 18

With the region still basking in the hottest June for 40 years, demand for water has increased massively and, while Severn Trent has ramped up production at its treatment works, it still needs its customers to consider how they’re using water.

Heatwave puts pressure on water supplies 

28 Jun 18

Several companies urge people to conserve water as Severn Trent make emergency deliveries.

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Severn Trent asks customers to use water carefully to avoid low pressures as demand for water is significantly up 

27 Jun 18

With the region basking in the hottest June for 40 years, Severn Trent has confirmed that, while it always expects to see an increase in demand for water, usage has been significantly more than normal.

Water pressure warning issued by Severn Trent chiefs amid ‘massive’ demand 

27 Jun 18

SEVERN Trent chiefs have warned water pressure issues could occur as they fight to manage extraordinary demand during the hottest June for 40 years.

Severn Trent launches children’s book about new water supplies in Birmingham 

6 Jun 18

Severn Trent Children’s book has been launched at St Albans Catholic Primary School in Kings Heath…

Water supplies cut in Birmingham after pipe bursts 

16 May 18

Severn Trent says some homes in Selly Oak will experience low pressure or no water supply at all…

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Burst water main leaves hundreds without water 

27 Apr 18

Water supplies to parts of Moseley, Kings Heath and Stirchley have been restored after a water main burst at the junction of Dads Lane and Shutlock lane overnight.

3 inch deep 1sq meter pothole/subsistence, 24th April 

24 Apr 18

Numerous complaints after Severn Trent road works, ground subsistence 2 years ago, not repaired, road deteriorating, causing damage to car suspension Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 21 Beaconsfield…

Carriageway culvert flooding, 13th April 

13 Apr 18

Flooding of the carriageway, water seems to be rising up and out of the culvert and flowing down the main road.

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Severn Trent head off into the sunset leaving behind a trail of frustration 

23 Mar 18

Severn Trent are making no friends out there by the way they have gone about fixing the water leak in Coppice Farm Way.

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Ley Hill Park: progress as giant water main repaired! 

22 Mar 18

A huge water main which burst in Ley Hill Park last month – destroying a pedestrian bridge and cutting through the park – has been repaired today (Thursday 22nd March).

Storm drain blocked water all over road, 12th March 

12 Mar 18

Storm drain blocked on island opposite my house Lots of water coming out and all over the road Called Severn Trent but they say it’s local council responsibility Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps…

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Work in progress after massive water leak rips through Northfield park 

7 Mar 18

Extensive damage to a Northfield park after a large water main burst last month is  under repair.

Water restored to Cadbury and Jaguar plants 

6 Mar 18

The companies’ sites at Bournville and Solihull are now able to use water as normal, Severn Trent says.

Bottled water available for those affected by Severn Trent Water supply issues. 

5 Mar 18

Severn Trent Water has bottled water available for customers in the Ladywood, Harborne, Longbridge and Walker’s Heath areas of Birmingham who may be experiencing supply issues today.

No water and problems in parts of Birmingham as thaw in temperatures bursts pipes 

5 Mar 18

Severn Trent has apologised for the problems this evening…

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South West Birmingham homes left with no water as rapid thaw causes numerous leaks 

4 Mar 18

Homes and businesses across South West Birmingham have been left with no water supply – or low water pressure – as numerous issues have arisen after the weekend’s big freeze.

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Burst water pipe causes hundreds to be left without water 

3 Mar 18

Severn Trent Water has apologised to local residents this evening after a burst water pipe has left hundreds without water and thousands with disruption.

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Severn Trent activates two new local water supplies 

28 Feb 18

Severn Trent Water has completed a project to make use of two new groundwater supplies in Moseley Billesley.

Severn Trent customers get new supply of water in these areas of Birmingham 

20 Feb 18

Customers in Edgbaston, Hagley, Moseley and Billesley advised they should not notice a difference to their supply…

Water is running from a manhole cover just outside the Caribbean Restaurant 420 Penn Road Wolverhampton WV44EQ. I reported the problem to Severn Trent yesterday 15th February 2018. but I’m not sure whose problem it is?, 16th February 

16 Feb 18

This problem is at least two days old and the amount of clean water running down the road is alarming.

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Long awaited revised details for Former Cavalcade PH development site 

20 Jan 18

At long last the developer of the former Cavalcade pub site has submitted the outstanding amended plans to Walsall Council for determination.

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Severn Trent – carrying out essential maintenance end of month 

12 Jan 18

If you live in the north Willenhall area then you may have had notice off Severn Trent about some upcoming work checking out their pipework and carrying out some essential maintenance.