Infrastructure Minister encourages the public to conserve water

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Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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As the good weather continues, Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon is encouraging the public to use water wisely.

Speaking to Newry Times, Minister Mallon said, “Now more than ever, access to clean water to allow us to wash our hands and keep hydrated is essential.

 

 

“While we are all enjoying the good weather I am asking everyone to use water wisely at this time.

“With more people at home since the Covid outbreak and a prolonged spell of good weather, the demand for water has risen significantly.

“This is resulting in some interruptions to water supply in some areas and could result in a hosepipe ban.

 

 

“Today I’m asking everyone to consider how they are using water and to do what they can to conserve it.

“Simple things like turning off sprinklers and hoses, not washing the car or refilling paddling pools and taking showers instead of baths will help.

“Just turning off the tap while brushing your teeth can save up to six litres of water a minute.

“Handwashing continues to play a vital part in the fightback against the coronavirus.

 

 

“I’m asking the public to keep playing their part,” she added.

 

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