Essential connection works due to take place in Dún Laoghaire

17 September 2021

Uisce Éireann working in partnership with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council is delivering essential water connection works on Patrick Street in Dun Laoghaire. These essential works are being delivered in adherence with current HSE and government COVID-19 advice.

The works are required to facilitate a new connection to the water infrastructure and will be carried out on Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 September. The works are being delivered by GMC Utilities limited on behalf of Uisce Éireann. Works are expected to be completed between 10am and 3pm each day. Properties in the following areas may be impacted by disruption to their supply for the duration of the works; Patrick Street; Cross Avenue; Wolfe Tone Avenue and surrounding areas in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Properties directly impacted by these works have received direct notification.

In order to facilitate the safe delivery of these works a traffic management plan will be in place. Traffic management will include a stop/go system on Patrick Street in Dun Laoghaire.

Speaking about the works, David Murphy, Uisce Éireann said, “We understand that this type of work can be inconvenient and working in partnership with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council we will make every effort to minimise any disruption that these necessary works may cause.

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

Uisce Éireann is working proactively with our delivery partners and as part of a multi-agency working group to ensure that our construction works are carried out in a controlled and safe manner, in keeping with Government and HSE guidelines to protect workers, their families and the broader community.

Uisce Éireann and Dun Laoghaire County Council regrets any inconvenience caused. Our 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 visit the Supply and Service Updates section of our website.