Churchill/Glenswilly fails water tests

churchillA sample of water from the Churchill/Glenswilly area has failed on four counts following independent testing.

The water was 20% above European safe limits for NCTA (a herbicide commonly used to spray on rushes), 60% above permitted levels for pesticides, and 29% above permitted levels for iron content.

The water also failed for its colour.

Around 100 concerned local people attended a meeting last night, where the findings were disclosed.

Local Cllr James Pat McDaid says the current water supply isn't fir for humas consumption: