More than 900,000 litres of water is being saved each day thanks to leak repairs in North and South Sligo

More than 900,000 litres of water a day have been saved by fixing leaks in areas in north and south Sligo during the past eight months.

The revelations were contained in a report on Irish Water’s ‘Find and Fix’ scheme to this week”s meeting of councillors from the Sligo Municipal District.

Independent Councillor Marie Casserly says Sligo is leading the way in saving what are massive amounts of water being lost through leaks: