HOMES in the GL19 and GL20 areas are without water this morning due to burst water main.

Eleven schools in Tewkesbury will not open today because of the issue.

A spokesman for Severn Trent Water said: “We’re aware of water supply issues in the Tewkesbury area which may be affecting some of our customers in the GL19 and GL20 areas this morning.

“We believe this is being caused by a burst pipe and we’re working as quickly as we can to locate the problem so that we can get it fixed and return everything to normal.”

The closed schools are: Abbey View School; Carrant Brook Junior School; Deerhurst and Apperley C of E Primary SchoolSchool and pre school; Mitton Manor Primary School; Noahs Ark Children Centre - York Road Site; Northway Infant School; Queen Margaret Primary School; Tewkesbury CE Primary School; Tewkesbury School; John Moore Primary School; Tirlebrook Primary School and Twyning School.