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Funding allocated for design stage of water main replacement in Castleisland housing estate

Feb 28, 2021 16:02 By radiokerrynews
Funding allocated for design stage of water main replacement in Castleisland housing estate Funding allocated for design stage of water main replacement in Castleisland housing estate
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Funding has been allocated for the design stage of water main replacement in Desmonds Avenue housing estate in Castleisland. Cllr Jackie Healy-Rae revealed he

Funding has been allocated for the design stage of water main replacement in Desmonds Avenue housing estate in Castleisland.

Cllr Jackie Healy-Rae revealed he received confirmation of the funding through a written reply to his father, TD Michael Healy-Rae, by the Minister for Housing.

The design is expected to be completed by May, but Cllr Healy-Rae was told a total replacement of pipes is dependent on customer sign up, as the mains runs through existing properties.

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The allocation of funding comes amid concerns about the safety of the water in the estate, which Kerry County Council says is being monitored and regularly tested.

Cllr Healy-Rae says the matter is of a lot more urgency than other projects and he fears the resolution is still a long way off.

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