Nice one, geyser. [Photo courtesy of @DPBedford on Twitter]
Nice one, geyser.
[Photo courtesy of @DPBedford on Twitter]

A plume of water rises into the air outside Sandy’s Fishmonger. A new idea as part of the Twickenham Action Plan or simply a burst water main? We reckon the latter but it made for quite a sight on a rainy Monday in October. Cue plenty of traffic disruption and local shopkeepers digging out their insurance policies.

Richmond Council have just announced that the temporary road closures and diversions will remain in place for 24 hours while Thames Water carry out remedial work. Here’s their page about it.

Thanks to @DPBedford on Twitter for the photo.

And here are a couple more…

This one’s from @originalrobyn

https://twitter.com/OriginalRobyn/status/519112043761508352
https://twitter.com/OriginalRobyn/status/519112043761508352

And this via @becksbake

https://twitter.com/Becksbake/status/519093986691411968
https://twitter.com/Becksbake/status/519093986691411968

The hole, complete with a fixed pipe, pictured on Tuesday morning:
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