to 2003 News Archive
"CONSERVE WATER" APPEAL
IS only enough water in Stranraer's reservoirs to
last for another six
weeks. Knockquhassen and Dindinnie are at a very low level.
Scottish Water are appealing to people to conserve water
"to help us
manage our resources during this period".
are at their lowest in October but this year the
situation has been made worse by a long period with little
rain. Geoff Aitkenhead, Asset Management Director for Scottish
throughout Dumfries and Galloway are lower than normal
due to the long dry spell so we are asking customers in
Stewartry and Stranraer to help us manage our supplies
by using water
Scottish Water are now monitoring the supply system
on a daily basis and
have put in place contingency plans to cope with "virtually
any situation" to use their own words.