Ian Limb of Portsmouth Water said: 'Bursts have always been a risk when there are sudden rises in temperature which causes ground movements regardless whether they are plastic or cast iron pipes.
According to the firm, this saw it treat about 130 million more litres of water than it would normally provide on a normal winter's day - enough to fill 50 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
"We're asking customers to look at their pipes in their properties and end any unnecessary use of water, such as washing a vehicle", Mr White said.
Bottled water stations have been set up in the worst affected areas and supplies to them are being topped up as quickly as possible.
New Zealand will bank on Taylor's experience
The team England is now travelling in New Zealand and as per the schedule, they are playing an ODI series against the Black Caps. England kept their cool to win a nail-biting third one-day worldwide by four runs against New Zealand .
Huge amounts of water saw pipes bursting as 130 engineer teams scrambled to fix "a large number of leaking pipes" in the capital.
The suppliers have effectively told up to 13million people across London and the South of England to curb their use of water or risk having none at all.
This comes while many people in Hastings are experiencing two days without proper running water due to a burst pipe, which Southern Water has apologised for.
Hundreds of customers took to Twitter to highlight problems with their water supply.
Thousands of properties across the United Kingdom are still without water after a rapid thaw caused pipes to burst.
Nor'easter pounds the Atlantic coast
Officials feared the high tide before midnight on Friday could set an all-time record, but it wasn't quite as bad as predicted. The nor'easter's reach extended from ME to North Carolina, where the state's Outer Banks received storm and flood warnings.
On Sunday about 6,000 households in Sussex were without water.
Tina Callaghan, who is disabled, had also come to collect bottled water and said: "You can't go to the toilet, you can't make tea".
A spokesperson for Thames Water said: "We are really sorry to all those customers who are now without water".
London's water collection points are located at Hampstead No 1 Pond Car Park in North London, and the Homebase on Woodgate Drive, Streatham Vale.
Tiger Brands, Shoprite remove listeriosis products
The company increased testing for Listeria and confirmed the presence of a strain of Listeria in some products on February 14. It is reported that so far 180 people country-wide have died from listeriosis , which has sparked panic across the country.