Alannah Myles

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Progress Being Made In Improving Westmeath Water Supply

Athlone in particular has faced several issues regarding ongoing water restrictions.

Irish Water says progress has been made to meet demand in Athlone but further work is required.

Frequent water restrictions in the town have led to calls for a permanent solution to be found.

The utility said late last year the local water treatment plant required significant upgrades.

Irish Water engineer John Gavin says they're working to ensure supply in Athlone meets demand:

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