“Scottish Minister’s should not have approved these bonuses while households are facing rises in their water bills of at least 12% in coming months.” Rhoda Grant MSP Labour
“Water supplies are now gradually restoring for affected customers as our network recovers.”
The full repair will take an estimated 2 hours from now to complete.
“We have now identified the cause of the interruption to water supply affecting customers in Stromness and Orkney. “
The cumulative total of Covid cases in Orkney is now at 903 as 3 new positive tests were recorded in the Health Board area.
With the easing of tourist restrictions, many areas are at their busiest, with the impact of the current warm, dry weather adding to pressures.
“In my opinion, it is the greatest natural hazard in terms of the numbers at risk of poisoning.”
The Kirkwall tap is the 17th to be installed across Scotland so far, with the total expected to rise to 70 over the next 18 months.
“In addition, developing the next generation of water leaders will bring fresh perspectives on cutting edge science and supports the wider ambition to enhance Scotland’s talent base.”
Scottish Water have made a glaring botch of this.