Belfast Water At Risk

Belfast residents water supply is at risk from drilling which can endanger human health and the environment. North Woodburn Reservoir supplies drinking water for large parts of the Belfast area and is placed at serious risk of contamination by the drilling operation in Woodburn forest.

The oil and gas industry is rapidly expanding production across the nation. The sector’s growth is spurred by the use of hydraulic fracking, in which often-dangerous chemicals are mixed with water. Sand is injected into wells at high pressure. The gas and petroleum exploration has a license to drill at a site 350 meters away from the North Woodburn Reservoir.

Without any evidence of it being safe or consultation of public, The license has been extended. Everyone mainstream media should raise voice and play highlighting the issue. Share this