Environment Minister to examine proposal to decommission Lough Anna


Donegal Deputy Pearse Doherty is welcoming the decision by Environment Minister Alan Kelly to examine controversial proposals by Irish Water to decommission Lough Anna as a public water source.

Concerns were raised by residents in the Glenties area that the move would not be in the best interest of the community.

Deputy Doherty made a request in July the Minister intervene in Irish Water's plans to reconfigure the public water supply in the Glenties area, which would mean Lough Anna would close as a public water supply.

He's hopeful the minister's decision to examine the issue will have a positive outcome for residents..............