The reservoir will increase the security and flexibility of the water supply for the Ballynahinch, Crossgar and Killyleagh Areas, benefitting around 5000 customers.

Almost £1 million was invested in the new reservoir, which has a capacity of approximately 5.6 mega litres.

Project manager, Gary Mc Fadden said: “We are delighted to announce the completion of the new Ballylone Reservoir.

“This project is just one example of the level of investment required to improve water and wastewater services throughout Northern Ireland.”

The contractor for the Ballylone Reservoir Project was Lagan Construction, with McAdam Design as designers and Capita Symonds as project managers.

Alison Brown

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