Water mains works completed in Tubbercurry

Improvements to the water main in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo have now been completed.

The works began in February of this year replacing 438 metres of cast iron pipes with high density plastic piping along Mountain Road.

The renovations are part of Irish Water’s National Leakage Reduction Programme where the utility is investing €500m up to the end of 2021 to fix and replace aging pipes.

Speaking to OceanFM News, local Fine Gael Councillor, Martin Connolly says it now means a fresh, clean water supply for the areas.

While Irish Water are also issuing leak detection surveys and works around Co. Sligo.

In partnership with Sligo County Council, the service will be conduct the surveys around Grange East, Oakfield and Magheraboy.

Works are also due to be carried out up until August around Larkhill, Ballydoogan, Farmhill and Strandhill Roads as well as Woodville, Tracy Avenue, Carrowmore, Knocknarea, Brooklawn, Kevinsforth, Aylesbury Park, Ransboro and surrounding areas.