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Criticism mounts over Longford boil water notice

Nov 10, 2021 08:11 By Shannonside News
Criticism mounts over Longford boil water notice Criticism mounts over Longford boil water notice
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The boil water notice has been in place for over 17,000 people for a week now.

Longford councillor Seamus Butler is criticising Irish Water for the lack of information on the current boil water notice.

The notice was issued on Wednesday evening of last week after it was noticed that the quality of the water had deteriorated.

Over 17,000 homes and businesses including Longford town are affected by the notice and Irish Water has issued a statement this week to say they are continuing to work to resolve the issue.

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Fianna Fail councillor Seamus Butler says both householders and businesses are entitled to far more information on what is happening, and when it's hoped that normal service can resume:

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