But local residents fear it could go off again
A number of houses in the Lagg area of Malin were left without water for seven days last week following a burst to the mains.
The fault in the system lay undetected for a prolonged period as locals joined Donegal County Council water staff in a search for the exact location of the leak.
It is understood that the problem occurred at a section of piping where two water pipes of very different sizes were unusually joined together.
One of those affected by the outage, Alex Galbraith explained his understanding of what happened.
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