Wraysbury flood victims unable to flush toilets for weeks
24 January 2014 Last updated at 12:55 GMT
Hundreds of people living in flood hit Wraysbury in Berkshire have been unable to flush their toilets for up to three weeks.
Thames Water have apologised for the "horrible situation" and insisted they were doing all they could to restore the sewage system.
Local resident Deborah Carter told BBC Radio 5 live's Lesley Ashmall: "It's been absolutely dire... We're overflowing. We've got sewage going directly into water butts."
Father Gavin Seger added, "My children are having to poo in bags. Myself and my wife - we have to wait until we get to work before we can use the toilets. It's appalling."