The air locking problem means some people living in Draperstown are having to use snowmelt to get water
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Draperstown: Air lock causes water problems for 150 homes

Up to 150 homes in Draperstown, County Londonderry, are without water because of an ongoing air locking problem, NI Water has said.

The company said it has "multiple staff" in the area trying to fix it.

Patricia Gray, whose family lives in the affected area, told the BBC they were having to use melted snow to get water.

BBC News NI's Michael Fitzpatrick reports.

  • 16 Jan 2015