In Northern Ireland on Sunday to continue the disruption of the water supply. She went out about a week ago, when as a result of unprecedented frosts in this part of the United Kingdom began to burst pipes.
About 60 thousand homes today for 12 hours were disconnected from the water supply. At this time, the local water company filled the tank water level has dropped below a critical level.
The water in the tanks periodically dry up because of the constant leak of thousands of burst pipes. Therefore, utilities have to resort to «fan off» water supply for filling storage, transfers ITAR-TASS.
Water supply and sewage systems began to fail in Northern Ireland on 21st December. About 500 employees emergency crews are working in emergency mode, to replace the thousands of broken tubes, however, to fully normalize the functioning of the system yet.
To fill the deficit, the authorities send the trucks and trucks with drinking water for free distribution in areas where disturbed water.