Residents of the Watergrasshill area who have been fighting to maintain a natural spring that supplies their drinking water have reponded angrily to a statement by Irish Water following a public information evening held last Thursday. 

Speaking following last Thursday’s information session, a spokesperson for the Planning and Development sub-committee of Watergrasshill Community Association rejected a statement made to The Avondhu last week by Irish Water’s Cork head of operations. 

In the statement, Irish Water said cryptosporidium was detected in the water supply last August and September while water levels were low …

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