People in part of Cumnock were without water last night, with the issue believed to have been apparent for the second night in a row.

Scottish Water have said the issue in Holmhead was caused by a burst water main.

The problem was orignally reported by the supplier on social media at 6.05pm on Tuesday.

Locals asked if any bottled water would be made available to residents while the issues were fixed.

A Scottish Water worker replied: "We are currently carrying out repairs to a burst water main in your area with a New estimated time of repairs to be around 20:30.

"As the water is due back on shortly, they have they have taken the decision not to do any bottled water deliveries at this time."

The issue was then reported to be resolved at 9.35pm, with the network said to be recovering.

One resident of Holmhead told the Chronicle that it's the second evening in a row that there have been issues with water supply in the area.

Now this morning, Scottish Water have said "Customers in Cumnock have reported an interruption to their water supply.

"We are currently on site to investigate the issue.

"While we investigate, please be aware that you may experience no water supply or low/intermittent water pressure. You may also experience discoloured water. 

"If you require additional support, please use this link to sign up as a Priority Services Customer."

Scottish Water has been approached for further comment, and it's not yet known when the water supply will return to normal.