Water Supply Improving here in – Wednesfield North

Water Supply Improving here in – Wednesfield North this afternoon

Here in this afternoon statement from your Councillors here in Wednesfield North. I asked earlier this morning for my readers to inform me as to how they are fairing, both last night and this morning, for water delivery.

Its very clear that the concerns that affected thousands some days ago has declined considerably.

This morning there has been much lower concerns, many of my readers inform me that water supplies are reaching them. Some have low water pressure, and some have a few problems with air in their pipes. But it looks like that Severn Trent Water is covering the local area and delivering water into the local network they have.

Here is Severn Trent’s Water Up date for me at 12.15pm today –

glassofwaterSevern Trent Water Company – “We have re-zoned our network to ensure ongoing supplies and a bit of cloudy water is normal in these circumstances.

It will return to normal as the network settles down.

We of course have extremely robust monitoring in place and so we know the water is perfectly safe.”

So please read and note the situation- If you live in Wednesfield North you can still comment on the situation, but it looks very like the immediate crisis is over and the weather change will obviously play its part. I will however press the City of Wolverhampton Council not to forget this huge loss of water delivery. Its dangerous and I hope that the Covid 19 virus hasn’t benefitted from the lack of water when it was required. My personal belief that this has not just been a failure of Severn Trent infrastructure, and their weak communications plan. It is and was a failure which had the potential to create a Public Health incident.

My view also is that City of Wolverhampton must act and call a Scrutiny Review into this whole incident. Finally, as this issue has rolled on, and I did finally manage to find a senior Severn Trent Water Company Official who has provided much of the later information I have passed on.

My thanks for that, Andrew waterIMG_3414 you have proved to be very helpful and dependable, acting over the last few days, to get some of the issues addressed that meant so much to my constituents.

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more