It has come to the attention of Irish Water and Roscommon County Council that the water supply served by Ballinlough Loughglynn public water scheme is contaminated with Cryptosporidium. On the advice of the Health Service Executive, a is being issued. Accordingly, in the interest of public health, it is recommended that all users on the Ballinlough Loughglynn water scheme boil water before use.
Water must be boiled for:
Drinks made with water
Preparation of salads and similar foods, which are not cooked prior to eating
Brushing of teeth
Making of ice
Areas Affected include Ballinlough, Cloonfad, Trien, Cloonkeen, Cloonbunny, Silverfield, Cloonagh, Tonragee, Garanlahan Lowberry and all townlands surrounding these. Semi Private Group schemes served by the public water supply are also affected.
Roscommon County Council and Irish Water wish to advise customers served by the North Roscommon Regional Water Supply Scheme that following areas on this scheme will experience disruption to water supply today Friday 18th August 2017 from 11.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. approximately due to a burst on the watermain in the area.
The areas that may be affected are as follows:
Pound Street Boher Bui Dalton Tec. Kilcolman Estate Riveroaks Estate Shannon Valley Estate Abbeyfields Estate Fortlands Estate Sligo Road
Roscommon County Council and Irish Water regret any inconvenience caused to customers