COUNCIL CUTS WATER SUPPLIES AS HEATWAVE HITS RESERVOIRS

first_imgDONEGAL County Council cut water supplies to thousands of homes overnight as the recent dry weather has hit reservoirs.Most of those affected live in the Stranorlar Electoral Area and restrictions will continue for several days, at least.A council spokeswoman said the supply cuts were taken “in order to ensure reservoir replenishment and continuity of water supply for peak periods.” The restrictions during off peak periods started last night and ended at 7am.It is proposed that the areas supplied from the following reservoirs/ distribution mains will be switched off during the off peak period 10.00pm to 07.00am to facilitate replenishment of storage reservoirs for normal day time/ peak supply:• Tievebrack Reservoir – above Castlefin/ Castlederg Road• Gleneely Reservoir – above Crossroads and Knock/ Kinlitter area• Drumkeen distribution main – from Grotto to Bullock Park (Petrol Station past Inishowen Motors)In addition, it is also proposed that the Raphoe Town supply will be switched off during the off peak period 11.00pm to 7.00am. “Water is a precious resource and Donegal County Council would like to thank the public for their co-operation,” said the spokeswoman. COUNCIL CUTS WATER SUPPLIES AS HEATWAVE HITS RESERVOIRS was last modified: June 7th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:COUNCIL CUTS WATER SUPPLIES AS HEATWAVE HITS RESERVOIRSlast_img read more