Advice of essential watermain repair works in Cork city to safeguard the water supply

02 December 2022

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

Works will take place on Monday, 5 December from 2pm-6pm

Uisce Éireann is working in partnership with Cork City Council to carry out essential watermain improvement works, to safeguard the water supply for homes and businesses in Cork city. The localised works are scheduled to take place on Monday, 5 December between 2pm until 6pm.

The planned improvement works will reduce the amount of water lost through leakage and further secure a safe and reliable water supply for customers in the city.

To facilitate the safe delivery of the repair works, customers in the following areas may experience temporary low pressure and/or water outages during the works: Park Court, Parklands Drive, Park View, Park Dale, Park Lawn, Parkmeade Close, Park Grove, Parklands Drive, Parkwood Close, Geaneys Boreen, Hillview Drive, Rowanville, Oakville Drive, Ashwood Close, Birchwood Close, Elmwood Grove, Dierville, Hazelville, Beechwood Grove, Laburnum Grove, Glenwood Drive and Pinewood Grove and surrounding areas. Some traffic management measures will in place throughout the duration of this short project, but local and emergency traffic will be maintained at all times.

Crews will make every effort to minimise the disruption to impacted customers and will work to complete these repair works as quickly and as safely as possible. It typically takes two to three hours following restoration time for the network to refill and normal water supply to fully return.

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

The Uisce Éireann 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 Uisce Éireann website.

Uisce Éireann is responsible for the delivery of all public water and wastewater services in Ireland. We are committed to continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support the growth needed in housing and across our economy, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies.

Updates on this work can also be found on the Uisce Éireann Supply and Service map by entering the following reference number in the search bar: CCI00056164.