Notice issued following the detection of cryptosporidium in the treated water coming from the plant.

Following advice from the Health Service Executive, Irish Water, working in partnership with Sligo County Council, has issued a Boil Water Notice on the Lough Talt Regional Water Supply Scheme following the detection of cryptosporidium in the treated water coming from the plant after a routine test.

A population of approximately 13,000 people are affected including the towns of Tubbercurry and Ballymote and a large rural hinterland including the villages of Annagh, Aclare, Curry, Charlestown, Lavagh, Ballanacarrow, Carrowneden, Kilmacteige and Coolaney. A map of the scheme will be made available on Irish Water and Sligo County Council’s websites. The Boil Water Notice also includes consumers supplied by the Ogham Group Water Scheme and the following areas in Co Mayo: Cloontia, Doocastle and Abbeyfield.

There is more information on www.water.ie/news/boil-water-notice-issued–23/

www.sligococo.ie/FeaturedContent/LoughTalt-BoilNotice/

 

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