The sod has been turned this morning on a new Regional Water Supply Scheme for North Leitrim.
It marks the official start of works on the Moneyduff Water Treatment Plant located between Manorhamilton and Dromahair.
It part of an €8.4 million investment by Irish Water in North Leitrim.
The sod-turning ceremony began in the Bee Park Community Centre in Manorhamilton before moving to the Moneyduff plant.
Among those present was Housing and Urban Renewal Minister Damien English.
Speaking to Ocean FM News from Moneyduff, Sean Corrigan told Ocean FM what the new works will mean: