PHOTO: Major water leak reported in Oslo, no roads closed at the moment

Water leak OsloPhoto: Fredrik Hagen / NTB

According to the police, no closed roads have been closed as a result of a major water leak in Oslo.

Based on Avisa Oslo’s reporting, NTB wrote that roads were closed after the water leak on Sunday morning. 

However, that is not true, according to operations manager Line Skott.

“No, we have not physically closed them. We are there and are managing traffic a little,” Skott said.

The police are diverting traffic from the north end of Sagveien. Waldemar Thranes gate is open.

Photo: Fredrik Hagen / NTB

Many people left without water

The leak occurred in the Maridalsveien / Sagveien area. At 9:40 AM, according to the police, water was still flowing down Uelands gate and Maridalsveien, even though the water volumes have decreased somewhat since the leak was located.

According to the police, in Hauchs gate and Darres gate, water was flowing in the direction of Akerselva.

Many residents in the Ila area are without water, Oslo 110-central wrote on Twitter at 10:36 AM.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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