Advice of essential upgrade works in Sutton to safeguard the water supply

18 November 2022

Information below is relevant until further updates are provided here or on our Supply and Service Updates section.

Irish Water is working in partnership with Fingal County Council to safeguard the water supply for homes and businesses in Sutton with upgrade works to take place on Monday 21 November.

The essential upgrades are scheduled to take place on Monday from 11am until 3pm. Crews will endeavour to complete these works as quickly as possible and minimise disruption to the local community, however, some customers on the Dublin Road, Sutton Village and surrounding areas may experience intermittent interruptions to their water supply during these times. Typically, it takes two to three hours following restoration time for normal supply to be fully restored to all areas. Traffic management in the form of a stop & go system will be in place for the duration of the works.

Speaking about the works, Dave Murphy, Regional Delivery Lead at Irish Water said: “Irish Water understands that this type of work can be inconvenient and working in partnership with Fingal County Council, we will make every effort to minimise the disruption that these necessary works may cause.”

Dave added, “Customers may experience some temporary discolouration of water following the works and occasionally issues such as internal airlocks may arise. For advice on clearing discoloration and airlocks, visit our Issues During or After an Outage page.”  

Vulnerable customers who have registered with Irish Water will receive direct communications from us for planned and unplanned outages lasting more than four hours.

Irish Water and Fingal County Council regret any inconvenience caused. The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates, please visit the Supply and Service Updates section of the Irish Water website. 

The works are being carried out by GMC Utilities Ltd on behalf of Irish Water.