We Fix Now Offer Advice on Water Leaks

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The experts at We Fix Now have responded to news of a water leak which, after going unrepaired, has caused algae to grow in the water.

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Leaking pipes or taps in the home can cause significant amounts of water to be wasted, which can cost residents significant amounts of money on their water bills.

According to the BBC in the article titled ‘Unrepaired Arnold Water Leak Growing Algae’ published on August 7, a water leak in a street in Nottinghamshire has gone unrepaired, causing algae to grow in the water.

The leak was caused by a burst pipe at the time the county experienced floods. Since the pipe burst, it is estimated that gallons of water have been leaking from the pipe and through the pavement.

Severn Trent Water, who supplies water to the area, has apologised to residents and a spokesperson told the BBC that:

“We’ll be carrying out work to repair it and we’re also installing new water pipes to help prevent further bursts in the area.”

We Fix Now, who are renowned for their plumbers in East Ham, follow news in the industry closely and a representative for the firm has offered advice on water leaks:

“Whilst this recent news regards burst water pipes in a public area, it goes some way to highlight the necessity of fixing burst or leaking pipes in the home. Leaking pipes or taps in the home can cause significant amounts of water to be wasted, which can cost residents significant amounts of money on their water bills. We recommend regularly checking throughout the home for leaking taps or pipes, and if you think there is a leak in your home, contact a team of qualified plumbers who will be able to solve the problem.”

We Fix Now is a London-based company providing emergency plumbers and electricians throughout the M25 and surrounding counties. Renowned for their fast and effective service, the firm also specialise in unblocking drains, fixing central heating and boilers and sorting problems with gas. With a strong focus on customer service, We Fix Now prides itself on providing fully qualified and experienced engineers day and night, every day of the year.

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