Water offers are beginning to be restored to 16,000 homes and firms in Glasgow and North Lanarkshire.
Presents in Coatbridge and Baillieston were affected after a 12in (30cm) water most foremost burst in a automotive park advance Espieside Crescent, Coatbridge, on Wednesday morning.
Native distribution factors were location up for purchasers to salvage bottled water.
Scottish Water has confirmed it has started restoring offers to „the tall majority“ of prospects.
Earlier, a spokesman for the firm warned that the inconvenience used to be tormented by „complexities“ which might per chance well per chance unhurried down the restore.
He moreover stated offers to properties in the west of Coatbridge and the Baillieston, Blairhill, Bargeddie and Kirkwood areas were being tormented by low tension or discolouration.
Nonetheless by 14: 00, water used to be beginning to come to the affected properties.
The firm stated: „We’re aloof engaged on repairing the burst, which is advanced, nevertheless we have gotten re-zoned our local network and tankered water in to enable us to launch the restoration of same outdated offers as like a flash as that it is most likely you’ll per chance per chance seemingly judge of.
„When particular person properties have their water restored will count on their field on our network so some will have it restored earlier than others.
„When same outdated offers are restored it is miles that it is most likely you’ll per chance per chance seemingly judge of that the water might per chance well per chance seemingly be discoloured. If that is so, affected prospects might per chance well per chance aloof hotfoot the cold water tap in their kitchen gently till the water runs optimistic.“
Distribution factors for bottled water remained at the Showcase Cinema at Barbridge Leisure Centre, at Morrisons supermarket in Notable Road, Bailieston and at the Time Capsule water park in Coatbridge.