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Pink powder was 'mostly chalk'

Manx Utilities posted a photo of the powder on its Twitter feed

Clypse reservoir reopens

Manx Utilities says a pink powdery substance found at the Clypse reservoir last month has been identified.

The authority says it was 'mostly chalk' and was non-toxic.

The reservoir, which is situated on the outskirts of Onchan, has been reopened, having been shut as a precaution since the powder was discovered on 19 June.

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