ESB to reduce water flow through Parteen Weir

ESB to reduce water flow through Parteen Weir

The ESB has said it is reducing the flow of water through the Parteen Weir.

Water levels in Lough Derg have dropped slightly over the last 24 hours - so the flow rate will be dropped to 440 cubic metres per second.

It has been up at 470 cubic metres per second since New Year's Day.

However the slower flow rate will not remove the risk of flooding from areas downstream of the weir.


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