COMMUNITY’S OUTRAGE AT FIVE YEARS OF BROWN WATER

first_imgCouncillor Liam Doherty with children’s clothing after they were washed i the Tullyvinney area. Pic by Northwest Newspix.Dozens of young families are being forced to wash in brown water because of a contaminated water supply in their area.Hundreds of people are affected by the water in the Tullyvinney area of Raphoe.And incredibly locals estimate the problem has been ongoing for a staggering FIVE YEARS!The brown water coming from a tap.Families on three housing estates including Flaxfields, Beechwood and Beechwood Park are on the water line which stretches for two miles. Local county councillor Liam Doherty said Irish Water area aware of the situation and have now promised to address it.But the Sinn Fein representative was the company to make it a priority.“In fairness, the quality of the water comes and goes but that is simply not good enough for the residents.“This situation has been ongoing for five years now and it needs to be resolved as a matter of urgency. “This area needs to be listed as a mater of priority by Irish Water.“How can they expect young families to wash, bath and drink in this water. It is simply not good enough,” he said.COMMUNITY’S OUTRAGE AT FIVE YEARS OF BROWN WATER was last modified: October 3rd, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Cllr Liam DohertydonegalRaphoewaterlast_img read more