Whoa! We average 60,000+ unique weekly readers!

FeaturedNews

Vandalism of Fire Hydrants is Illegal and Dangerous

1 Mins read

NI Water is calling on those vandalising fire hydrants to stop. Hydrants have been opened over recent days in a number of areas across Belfast as Northern Ireland enjoys some warm weather.

Sean McAleese, NI Water’s Director of Customer Service Delivery, pointed out that:“We need youths to stop opening the hydrants. Some may see it as ‘harmless fun’ by young people trying to cool off during hot weather, but the reality is that as they play in the water, homes and businesses suffer low or zero water pressure. As well as being a significant inconvenience to customers, this also has serious public safety implications.

‘‘I would appeal to everyone to help us stop this before the unthinkable scenario occurs where a fire breaks out and there is no water for the Fire Service to deal with the fire.”

NI Water is asking communities to say “No” to this anti-social behaviour and report vandalism to the PSNI or to Waterline on 03457 440088.

http://www.niwater.com/sitefiles/resources/pdf/leaflets/firehydrantvandalism.pdf

10833 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Articles
Related posts
News

Bid for Belfast to host Armed Forces Day 2022 slammed by Sinn Fein

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA bid to bring Armed Forces Day to Belfast has been condemned by Sinn Fein. The last Armed Forces Day in Northern…
Featured

Executive statement on Coronavirus Health Regulations

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppThe Executive has today agreed changes to the Coronavirus Health Regulations to reduce the numbers who can gather indoors and outdoors, including…
News

Murphy allocates funds for health, childcare and free school meals

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppFinance Minister Conor Murphy today allocated over £250 million as part of the 2020-21 June monitoring round process. Announcing the funding, Minister…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *