Update 19 August - Repairs of burst water main have been completed

Irish Water and Kerry County Council have repaired a significant burst in a water main serving Farranfore and surrounding areas. Crews worked late into the night on this repair and the road was reinstated in the early hours of this morning. Water should have returned fully to all of those impacted.

Ian O’Mahony, Irish Water Operations Lead "We would like to acknowledge and thank Kerry County Council crews who worked late into the night to safely repair the significant burst and minimise interruption. We would also like to thank An Garda Síochána for their assistance with traffic management at this busy location.”

Irish Water understands the inconvenience when a burst occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we worked to repair the burst and restore normal supply to impacted customers.

Irish Water is working at this time, with our Local Authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of both staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of critical drinking water and wastewater services. Irish Water would like to remind people to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice and ensure frequent handwashing.

More information

Our customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates see our Supply and Services section of our website.

Update 18 August

Burst watermain serving Farranfore and surrounding areas

Irish Water and Kerry County Council are continuing to work on the repair of a burst watermain in Farranfore. The burst may impact homes and businesses in Farranfore and surrounding areas.

Crews are working to repair the burst as quickly and as safely as possible and restore water supply to the affected area. As this is a significant burst, works will continue tonight and crews are working to return water supply to as many customers as possible in the interim.

Irish Water understands the inconvenience when a burst occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we work to repair the burst and restore normal supply to impacted customers. Our customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please visit our supply and service section.

Irish Water is working at this time, with our Local Authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of both staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of critical drinking water and wastewater services. Irish Water would like to remind people to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice and ensure frequent handwashing.

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