The people of Ballymagroarty can finally enjoy a glass of water straight from the tap as the boil water notice has been lifted after NINE months.
Boil water notice finally lifted after nine months for south Donegal residents
The notice was first imposed by Irish Water on January 25, 2019 due to elevated levels of cryptosporidium in the water supply.
Today (Fri), after consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE), Donegal County Council announced the lifting of the boil notice with immediate effect.
Residents in the area can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing of teeth.
Donegal County Council and Irish Water are in the process of the formal taking-in-charge of the water supply.
The removal of the notice applies to all persons served by the water supply scheme formerly known as Ballymagroarty Group Water Scheme, the Rath/Lisminton Group Water Scheme, the Carricknahorna Group Water Scheme and the Lurgan Group Water Scheme
The additional treatment has been installed to adequately protect against parasites in the water supply.
The council acknowledged the work carried out by all Local Water Services Staff and the funding provided by Irish Water for this treatment barrier.
Donegal County Council also acknowledged the patience, cooperation and assistance of the general public during the period of the boil water notice and greatly regrets any inconvenience caused to householders and the business community.
If you have any further queries in relation to this water notice contact Donegal County Council on 074-9153900.