A road has been closed in Neston as a result of a burst water main.
Police are advising motorists to avoid the area.
United Utilities said engineers are currently at the scene investigating the problem.
A spokesman said: "I can confirm a water main has burst between Bushell Road and Hinderton Road.
"Engineers are currently at the scene and are working to solve the problem."
A Cheshire Police spokesman said: “We were called at 2.20pm this afternoon (Thursday) to reports of a burst water main.
“Hinderton Road has been closed and we are currently assisting other agencies.”
It is not known how long the road will remain closed.