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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Council issues water notice to Rockhill area

Limerick County Council has issued a public water notice to customers served by the Rockhill Public Water Supply this evening.

In a press release, the Sanitary Authority is advising members of the public in the following areas that “due to the presence of high nitrates, the water should not be used until further notice, except for flushing toilets and internal house plumbing.”

The areas affected by the alert are,

Ballyteige Upper, Ballyfookeen, Howardstown North, Cappanafaraha, Ballywillin, Ballyclough Upper, Ballyinoran, Garryfine, Knockaunavoddig, Garrane, Ballynoe, Mounteagle and Lotteragh Upper.

A spokesperson for the council said in the statement,

“Rockhill is a small scheme serving approximately 340 persons and some 153 domestic and non-domestic connections. Limerick County Council’s Environment Laboratory are continuing to investigate. The Council wishes to thank the public for their support to date. A further update will be issued to the public and media in due course.”
For anyone concerned in the area, further information and advice is available from 061-496326 9.30am–4.30pm Monday-Friday or 061-419226 at other times.

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