Toddbrook Reservoir incident, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire

If you have been asked to evacuate your property in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, you will have been asked to turn your gas supply off at the meter. 
If you were not home when the town was evacuated, please DO NOT worry. It is alright if your gas supply is still on.
As your gas network, Cadent is working with the emergency services and local authority during this incident.
At this time, there is no impact to the gas distribution network in the area.  However, we are continuing to monitor the situation.


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