Hundreds of homes and businesses in the east of the county have been left without water following an outage at a Ballybofey treatment plant.
Cllr Patrick McGowan said Uisce Éireann informed him they’re working to restore normal supply to customers served by the Lough Mourne Public Water Supply Scheme.
The outage is as a result of multiple power cuts at the Meencrumlin Water Treatment Plant due to last night’s storm. As a result, water production at the treatment plant is impacted and the plant is running under generator power.
Only last week, two valuable industrial generators were stolen from the same location.
Crews are on the ground working to restore normal water supply as quickly as possible to impacted customers, Cllr McGowan said.
In the meantime, customers in Ballybofey and Stranorlar, Glenfin, Liscooley Group Water Scheme, Rossgier to Porthall and Rossgier to Cavan Hill and customers served by the Tievebrack, Ballynacor and Gleneely/Lismullaghduff reservoirs may experience reduced water pressure and/ or water outages today.
The Uisce Éireann customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please visit the Supply and Service Updates section of our website.