Dáil Éireann - Volume 414 - 10 December, 1991
Written Answers. - Lough Easkey (Sligo) Water Supply.
Mr. Nealon Mr. Nealon
187. Mr. Nealon asked the Minister for the Environment if he will outline (1) if all of the work has now been completed on stage 2 of the Lough Easkey water scheme, County Sligo; (2) the total cost of stage 2; (3) the number of gallons of water per day this scheme can supply; (4) the extent, in miles, of the pipelines laid in stage 2; (5) the areas for which stage  2 is available as a source of supply; (6) the total number of householders in the area; (7) the number of householders receiving a water supply from the stage 2 source at present; and (8) the estimated amount of water used through these connections at present being taken from the stage 2 source.
Minister for the Environment (Dr. O'Hanlon) Rory O'Hanlon
Minister for the Environment (Dr. O'Hanlon): Work was recently completed on stage 2 of the Lough Easkey water supply scheme at an estimated cost of £2.715 million. The scheme, which is designed to serve a population of 4,492 persons, comprises 26.5 miles of pipelines and will provide 494,940 gallons of water to an area of approximately 62.8 square miles in south-west County Sligo. Information on the number of householders connected to the system and the amount of water used is not available in my Department.
Dáil Éireann 414 Written Answers. Lough Easkey (Sligo) Water Supply.