Update – Third reservoir included in Finn Valley water restrictions

More water restrictions have been announced in parts of the the Stranorlar Electoral Area by Donegal County Council, with supplies being disconnected between 10pm and 7am from tonight until further notice.

The areas affected are those served by the Tievebrack,  Gleneely and Ballynacor reservoirs.

The council's full statement reads -

 

Due to the current dry spell and in order to ensure reservoir replenishment and continuity of water supply for peak periods, Donegal County Council is putting in place water restrictions during off peak periods starting tonight the 9h July 2013 until further notice.

 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/Bellalt/Meenlogher.

 ·         Gleneely Reservoir - above Crossroads and Knock/ Kinlitter, Lismullaghduff,Sallywood area

 .        Ballynacor Reservoir  - Edenamoghil/Monellan/ Ballinman areas

 This is to allow for the replenishment of the storage reservoir for normal day time/ peak supply.  Once again we apologise for the inconvenience that this restriction may cause and we would like to thank you for your support in helping us conserve our water supply.