IRISH Water working in
partnership with Donegal County Council is advising
customers that due to the extremely cold weather
conditions and exceptionally high usage, water
treatment plants are struggling to keep up with
water supply demands.
Customers are being asked to stop running taps and
conserve water to avoid reservoirs emptying and
water pressure to homes and businesses being
Due to unprecedented demand night time restrictions
are being placed on the Lough Mourne water supply
from 12 midnight to 7am tomorrow (Saturday) to allow
reservoirs to refill.
High demand is also being registered in the follow
water supply schemes: Letterkenny, Milford, Fanad
East, Fanad West, Pollan Dam, Inishowen West
Meendoran, East Inishowen, Buncrana, Frosses Inver,
Donegal Eske, Owenteskina, Rosses Regional and
Lettermacaward due to, more than likely, taps being
left running in peoplesí properties and on farms.
Irish Water is urging customers to conserve water by
not running dishwashers or washing machines where
possible and taking showers instead of baths.
Information on dealing with frozen pipes is
water supply updates are also available.
Irish Water and Donegal County Council would like to
thank customers in advance for their co-operation in
conserving water at this critical time.