A BURST water pipe caused surface flooding in Uttoxeter town centre as well as cutting off the water supply to several shops in the high street yesterday.
Water was seen spilling down Uttoxeter High Street from a stand pipe.
J & S News in High Street told the Post and Times their water supply had been cut off unexpectedly as a result of the leak.
South Staffs Water were unable to comment at the time of going to press.
Those wishing to report a leak should do so by calling the emergency line on 0800 389 10 11 or heading online to: www.south-staffs-water.co.uk/ to fill in the online form.