Bottled water has become a permanent item on a Roche’s Heights' mother's shopping list for the best part of a month.

The reason? Whenever she turns on a tap at her Mitchelstown home, what comes out is something resembling dirty swamp water, water she says is ‘absolutely disgusting’.

For the past four weeks she has been buying bottled water for her family to drink because the problem is becoming more frequent.

“Monday’s (August 12) was the worst…. ”

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