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Belfast Lord Mayor unhappy with NI Water's response

Up to 40,000 homes in Northern Ireland have been told they could be without running water for several days as mains pipes have burst in the thawing ice and snow, causing some reservoirs to run low.

The Lord Mayor of Belfast, Pat Convery, has been coordinating the council's response and told the BBC he was unhappy with the reaction from Northern Ireland Water.

  • 29 Dec 2010
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