Hole opens up in Fareham

Daily Echo: Hole opens up in Fareham Hole opens up in Fareham

EMERGENCY work was carried out in Fareham after a large hole appeared in the ground.

The hole appeared this afternoon above a sewage pipe at Oxleys Coppice on Rowan Way, Titchfield, pulling in surrounding trees.

Workers from Southern Water were quickly called to the scene.

A Southern Water spokesman said: “We believe it may have been caused by a break in the sewer pipe which, over time, has pulled the soil into the pipe, undermining the ground.

“We have a team on site making the area safe. Customers' services are not affected.”

Titchfield Councillor Connie Hockley, said: “This is of great concern and the relevant authorities will be dealing with the issue.”

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8:32pm Thu 7 Feb 13

J.P.M says...

That hole is named ....
GOSPORT
That hole is named .... GOSPORT J.P.M

8:49pm Thu 7 Feb 13

massimoosti says...

Wont be an issue.............93
% of residents always have a "little bit of tarmac left over"
Wont be an issue.............93 % of residents always have a "little bit of tarmac left over" massimoosti

11:46am Fri 8 Feb 13

The Mad Dog says...

They moved Fartton Park then?
They moved Fartton Park then? The Mad Dog

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