NI Water to resume water mains replacement works in Ballinderry

NI Water has reaffirmed its committment to completing a water mains replacement programme in Ballinderry.

In March contractors rescheduled work to complete the original project along the Killymuck Road.

Construction will begin sometime later this month, and work is expected to taker three weeks to complete.

Welcoming the news, SDLP MLA Patsy McGlone said: “Confirmation that the water mains replacement along the Killymuck Road will restart this month will be welcomed by local residents.

“There was concern when the work wasn’t completed as part of the original project in March this year.”

“Following enquiries by my office NI Water have now confirmed that the work is has been rescheduled and will resume this month.

“It is expected to take up to three weeks to complete the replacement of the water mains.

He continued: “It is likely that there will be some disruption due to the replacement work. I expect NI Water to keep local residents fully informed of the work as it progresses.

“This will minimise the disruption locally and, when completed, residents will be able to enjoy a more secure water supply.”