Hosepipe ban on the horizon after weeks of hot weather

THE WEATHER may be due to take a bit of a turn from today (Wednesday), but the light showers and drizzle forecast for Fermanagh will likely do little to remove the looming threat of a hosepipe ban. It’s not often a lack of rain is a problem in this country, and it feels like no […]

Weeks without water at the hottest time of the year

RESIDENTS of Swanlinbar have been unable to drink or wash using the tap water in their homes during the hottest weeks of the summer so far.  A ban has been in place for the best part of a month, with householders warned not to use their running water for drinking or bathing after dangerously high […]