Woodbrook Road has become a suitable name during the past two months.
There runs a babbling brook down its increasingly verdant border night and day from a spring which has sprung at the corner of Tempest Road.
Coincidentally there appears to be a deep depression of tyre tracks across the point where the brook rises.
"Not a natural phenomenon Mr Attenborough?" No sir. A broken water main, gushing clean drinking water with gay abandon as though we had too much and had to release some back to the wild.
But how much have we lost?
Well lets do the maths (note – plural, as we are British).
At a flow rate of 1 metre per second and an estimated cross sectional area of 5cm2 (keep up 2 Remove) that equates to half a litre per second.
Over two months incredible as it may sound, a total of 2,500,000 litres have gone to ground, never to be recovered. That's an Olympic swimming pool full.
At domestic rates that's worth £4,500.
So what's to be done about it? Have the authorities been apprised?
What's this I see? A letter, a note writ large, held fast by granite sett.
What says it? "UNITED UTILITIES WILL BE COMING BACK NEXT WEEK TO REPAIR WATER "
Yet did I not see that but two months ago? Indeed. But one week that will be true!
United Utilities have declined to comment so far. They appear to brook no criticism.
Editor's Note: I have contacted United Utlities and at the time of publication I am awaiting a statement from them.
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