Alternative water supply available following burst water main in Ballinure

27 May 2022

Irish Water and Tipperary County Council are still working to restore water as quickly as possible to all impacted customers following a burst to a water main in Ballinure on Wednesday. Repair works were completed on the water main in Ballnure, however, as the network began to replenish, another burst occurred in Greystown.

An alternative supply is being made available in Ballinure Village and Laffansbridge, Killenaule, Co. Tipperary.

Customers are reminded to use their own containers when taking water from the tanker and to boil water before consumption as a precautionary measure.

Colin Cunningham, Irish Water, commented: “Unfortunately we had a third burst on the network which has caused a further delay in restoring the water supply to customers in the Ballinure area. We understand the inconvenience bursts can have on customers and we appreciate your patience as we work to return normal water supply as quickly as possible. An alternative water supply continues to be made available in Ballinure Village and Laffansbridge, Killenaule, Co. Tipperary.

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

Irish Water understands the inconvenience when bursts occur and thanks customers for their patience while we work to restore normal supply to all impacted customers. 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 our website.

Irish Water 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.

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Irish Water is working with Tipperary County Council to restore water as quickly as possible to all impacted customers following a burst to a water main in Ballinure yesterday. 

Repair crews attended and repaired the burst yesterday evening, however the supply was not restored to all customers and it is now believed there is second burst on the network. Repair crews are currently investigating and hope to have the issue resolved by the end of today. 

An alternative supply is being made available in Ballinure Village and Laffansbridge, Killenaule, Co. Tipperary.

Customers are reminded to use their own containers when taking water from the tanker and to boil water before consumption as a precautionary measure.

Colin Cunningham, Irish Water, commented: “Hopefully our repair crews can locate this issue on the network as soon as possible so we can restore water supply to customers in Ballinure. We understand the inconvenience bursts can have on customers and we appreciate your patience as we work to return normal water supply as quickly as possible. An alternative water supply is being made available in Ballinure Village and Laffansbridge, Killenaule, Co. Tipperary”.

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

Irish Water understands the inconvenience when bursts occur and thanks customers for their patience while we work to restore normal supply to all impacted customers. 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 our website.

Irish Water 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.