A safer and more reliable water supply in store for the residents of Hollyville Road, Knocknaheeny

18 August 2022

Uisce Éireann, working in partnership with Cork City Council, is improving the water network on Hollyville Road to strengthen the water supply in the area. However, in order to achieve a safer and more reliable water supply, Uisce Éireann advises customers on Hillcrest Avenue, Hillcrest Close, Hillcrest Drive, Hillcrest View, Hillcrest Rise, Laurel Ridge, Hollywood Estate, Harbour View Road, Ardcullen, Ardcullen Grove, Hollyville, Foyle Avenue, Dunmanus Park, Carbery Grove, Beara Drive and Glandore Park that as part of these essential works, there may be disruption to water supply from 9:30am to 1:30pm on Monday 22nd August 2022. 

During these essential planned works, homes and businesses in the above areas area may be impacted by reduced water pressure and water outages. Following these improvement works water supply may take 2-3 hours to return as water refills the network. 

Traffic management in the form of a 3 way stop-and-go system will be in place on a section of Hollyville Road adjacent to the Applegreen.

Uisce Éireann understands this type of work can be inconvenient and will ensure our work crews make every effort to minimise any disruption these works may cause.

Customers can call the Uisce Éireann customer helpline on 1800 278 278 for any questions in relation to the works. Updates can be found on our Supply and Service Updates map by entering the following reference number in the search bar on the Uisce Éireann website: CCI00051719.

These works are being carried out as part of Uisce Éireann’s national Leakage Reduction Programme. Since 2018, Uisce Éireann has invested over €500 million to upgrade the underground water network across the country through the delivery of the Leakage Reduction Programme. We are investing a further €250 million every year up to the end of 2030 - fixing leaks and replacing pipes to provide a more reliable water supply.

To find out more about Uisce Éireann’s national programme of works to reduce leakage and improve Ireland’s water supply visit our National Leakage Reduction Programme Page.