Saturday 2 June 2012

Royal Canal closed for 26km over low water, hearing told

An oral hearing into the proposed abstraction of water from Lough Ennell to feed the Royal Canal has heard how 26km of canal are currently closed because of low water. Westmeath County Council’s presentation to An Bord Plean├íla outlined how Lough Owel, which also supplies all drinking water to Mullingar and its catchment area, can no longer support domestic and canal supplies.
Read the article @ The Irish Times

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