Rectifying Lifford and Twin Towns water problems will cost millions – Council

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It's estimated by Donegal County Council that it would cost €7.8 million to fix the water problems between Lifford and the Twin Towns.

A spokesperson for the council said that the fix would have to be delivered over two phases. The first phase of work is costed at €2.9 million and the second phase costed at €4.9 million.

Residents of Clonleigh Park, Croghan Heights and Castlefin Road are experiencing severe issues, with the water in these areas often turning a rusty colour and becoming entirely unusable.

Donegal South West Deputy Pearse Doherty says the government should provide the money immediately, but he fears that won't happen...........

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