6 July 2017 Go back to News
Boil Water Notice Lifted with immediate effect on the Kilkerrin-Moylough Public Water Supply Scheme
The water supply is compliant with drinking water regulations and normal use of the supply can resume
Following advice from the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Galway County Council, can confirm that the Boil Water Notice on the Kilkerrin-Moylough Water Supply Scheme and following Group Water Schemes: Lecarrow/Cooloo, Elmhill, Mullaghmore, Shankill and Fartown has been lifted with immediate effect. The boil water notice was put in place on Wednesday, 28 June due to persistent heavy rainfall over a number of days which caused a deterioration in the raw water source. As a result the plant was unable to produce fully compliant water.
Irish Water and Galway County Council worked continuously to ensure that a safe and compliant supply of water was returned to the 1,532 consumers that are served by the supply as soon as possible. Rigorous sampling and monitoring was carried out on the raw water source and following consultation with the HSE the boil water notice has been lifted as the water supply is again compliant with drinking water regulations.
Customers can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth. The Irish Water Customer Contact Centre (1890 278 278) is available to answer customer queries in relation to this water notice. Further information and additional advice for customers is available on the service & supply section.
Irish Water and Galway County Council acknowledge the patience, cooperation and assistance of the general public during the period of the boil water notice and greatly regrets any inconvenience caused to householders, the farming and the business community.