Byline: John Fallon
GALWAY was yesterday rocked with a new water crisis ? with as many as 5,000 houses hit by the latest contamination scare.
City Council officials, councillors and health experts were last night trying to assess the latest crisis to hit the water supply after alarming levels of lead were discovered in some areas.
Last year up to 90,000 people went five months without being able to use tap water following an outbreak of cryptosporidium.
The latest crisis involves lead contamination which was picked up during routine tests.
The problem is centred around four Council areas of the city ? Claddagh, Shantalla, Bohermore and …