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Essential maintenance works required at Longwood Water Treatment Plant

13 November 2023

Information below is relevant until further updates are provided here or on our Supply and Service Updates section.

These works are necessary to ensure the ongoing safety and reliability of the water supply in the area

Uisce Éireann wishes to advise customers in Longwood and surrounding areas of essential maintenance works scheduled at the Longwood Water Treatment Plant. These works are necessary to ensure the ongoing safety and reliability of the water supply in the area.

During the works, customers may experience intermittent loss of water pressure and temporary disruptions to their water supply. The maintenance works will be carried out on Tuesday, November 14 from 10 pm until Wednesday, November 15 at 12.01 am. Additionally, there will be a further disruption in supply on Wednesday, November 15, from 10 am to 3 pm.

To minimise inconvenience and ensure the safety of vulnerable customers, Uisce Éireann will be directly communicating with registered vulnerable customers regarding this planned maintenance work.

Michael Cunniffe, Uisce Éireann, emphasised the importance of these essential maintenance works, stating, "This work at Longwood Water Treatment Plant is necessary in order to continue providing a safe and reliable water supply to our customers in the area.

Michael added: “Uisce Éireann understands the inconvenience when planned works like this occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we complete these essential works”. 

Following this type of work, occasionally issues such as cloudy water (air bubbles), discolouration or internal airlocks may arise. For advice on how to resolve these issues, please visit our after an outage page.

The Uisce Éireann customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on X (formerly Twitter) @IWCare with any queries. For updates, please visit our Water Supply Updates section.

Uisce Éireann is responsible for delivering public drinking water and wastewater services for the people of Ireland. We are committed to enabling communities to thrive by continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support sustainable growth and development, providing safe drinking water, and enhancing the environment.