Cathaoirleach welcomes lifting of Lough Talt ‘Boil Water notice’

The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Marin Baker has welcomed the announcement that the Boil Water notice has been lifted from Lough Talt. After consultation with the Health Service Executive, the notice imposed on 5th February 2018 has been lifted with immediate effect.

The Cathaoirleach said ‘Householders, farmers and businesses in the areas served by Lough Talt will be delighted with this news, and I would like to thank them for their patience and understanding while the boil notice was in place.’

 The news was also welcomed by Councillor Jerry Lundy, Chair of Sligo County Council’s Strategic Policy Committee  (SPC) on Transport and Environment,  and leas Cathaoirleach of Tubbercurry /Ballymote  Municipal District. ‘Dealing with the effects of a boil notice can be very difficult for a community, and I am delighted that the notice which was in place for eight months has been lifted’

Queries in relation to this issue can be made to the Irish Water Customer Contact Centre 1850 278 278, further information available on their website www.water.ie