Water quality

Drinking water issues

Your drinking water should be clear, colourless, with a normal smell with no unusual changes. If your water smells or looks different get help here.

Check for local works

Works on the water mains in your area can cause short term water quality and supply issues. Check our Service and Supply map to see if there are works happening near you.

Is tap water safe to drink

Your water is safe to drink unless you see one of these notices from Irish Water. Know what to do if you receive one.