21 March 2019 Go back to News
Burst has occurred on wastewater main on Quay Street in Dundalk
Burst occurred between pumping station and wastewater treatment plant
Irish Water wishes to advise that a significant burst has occurred on a combined storm and sewage main on Quay Street in Dundalk. The burst occurred between the pumping station and the wastewater treatment plant. Once the burst was reported the pumping station was shut down to limit the impact on the locality.
Traffic management in place
Crews are onsite assessing the repairs required and a clean-up of the area impacted is underway. Traffic management will be in place for the duration of the essential repairs.
Tankers are on site transferring wastewater to the treatment plant until repair works are complete.
We understand the concern of property owners affected by the incident and apologise for any inconvenience caused. We would also like to apologise to any other members of the public inconvenienced as a result of this issue. We aware of the issues associated with this main and we are prioritising plans to address this problematic section of main as soon as possible.
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