Dervaig’s ageing water mains to be replaced
CUSTOMERS in the community of Dervaig, Mull, are to benefit from Scottish Water’s plans to invest around £450,000 in the area.
More than 1,000 metres of ageing water mains pipe will be replaced with new plastic piping to help reduce bursts and leaks in the system.
Bursts along sections of the existing mains pipe have resulted in the water supply being shut off to customers served by Dervaig Water Treatment Works.
Scottish Water’s regional communities manager, Joanna Peebles, said the work would make a huge difference to residents: ‘ We fully understand the inconvenience that interruptions to water supply can cause for customers. The local community can be reassured that this new, fit-for-purpose solution will benefit them for many years to come.’
Construction work will start mid- September for around 12 weeks. The majority of the work will be carried out on Kilmore Terrace from the B8073 down to Kilmore Church junction through the village and out past Glenview.