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Emergency repairs to burst watermain in Ballina

20 July 2021

Customers in Rockwell will have an impacted water supply

Uisce Éireann, working in partnership with Mayo County Council, wishes to advise customers in Rockwell, Ballina, that repairs to a burst watermain will have an impact on their water supply today.

Commenting Sean Higgins, Asset Operations Lead for Uisce Éireann said: “A crew is carrying out emergency repairs as quickly and safely as possible and traffic management will be in place while these essential works are underway.

“It is likely water supply will be off until 2pm today but it may take 2-3 hours for normal supply to return.

“Uisce Éireann understands the inconvenience to customers when their water supply is affected and we would like to thank the public for their patience and cooperation while this unplanned outage is attended to.

Uisce Éireann’s 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 our Supply and ServicesUpdates section.

Uisce Éireann continues to work 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. Uisce Éireann would like to remind people to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice and ensure frequent handwashing.