Essential maintenance works underway at Vartry Reservoir

14 April 2022

Irish Water, in partnership with Dublin City Council, is carrying out essential and routine maintenance works at Vartry Reservoir.

While these maintenance works are underway, customers in the following areas may experience a slight increase in the taste and smell of chlorine in their drinking water until Monday 18 April: Newcastle; Newtownmountkennedy; Kilcoole; Kilpedder; Kilmacanogue Fassaroe/Berryfield Lane; Kilcroney; Delgany; Killiskey; Nuns Cross; Coynes Cross; Prospect; Mount John; Timmore Lane; Dunran; Ballyvolan and Kiltimon, in Wicklow, and Ballyman and Kill Lane in South Dublin.

Ensuring our reservoirs are taken care of and properly maintained is an essential part of safeguarding the water supplies to customers’ homes and businesses. Irish Water would like to assure all customers supplied by Vartry Reservoir that the drinking water is safe to drink and the level of chlorine in your water is carefully monitored and controlled to ensure it is maintained at levels that are not harmful to health.

For more information on Chlorine and drinking water quality, please visit the Unusual taste or smell section of our website.

Irish Water and Dublin City Council regret any inconvenience these essential maintenance works may cause. The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For general supply updates, please visit the Supply and Service Updates section of our website.

Irish Water is responsible for the delivery of all public water and wastewater services in Ireland. We are committed to continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support the growth needed in housing and across our economy, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies.