More than 800 metres of old water main in Buxted are to be replaced with a new pipeline costing £133,000.
Once complete it will mean a reduction in the likelihood of the water supply being affected by burst water mains.
Chris Love, delivery manager at South East Water said; “I’m sure, like us, our customers don’t like seeing water being wasted which is why we’re upgrading these pipelines in Buxted.”
While the work is carried out Limes Lane will be closed to through traffic between the junction with Framfield Road and Nan Tucks Lane. Nan Tucks Lane will be closed from the junction of Limes Lane to a point north-weat of Benton Farm.
A diversion will be signposted.
A South East Water spokesperson said: “Although a road closure can be disruptive, we hope that the new main will provide an improved service to our customers and that this short term pain is outweighed by the long-term benefits this work will provide.
“Please be assured that access to homes and businesses will be maintained at all times. We would like to thank residents and motorists in advance for their patience while we carry out this very important work.”
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