Essential maintenance works underway on Loughrea Regional Water Supply Scheme

03 June 2022

Uisce Éireann, in partnership with Galway County Council, is carrying out essential works on the Loughrea Regional Water Supply Scheme.

While these works are underway, customers in the following areas may experience a slight increase in the taste and smell of chlorine in their drinking water including: Craughwell and Loughrea.

Uisce Éireann would like to assure all customers supplied by Loughrea Regional Water Supply Scheme 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.

Uisce Éireann and Galway County Council regret any inconvenience these essential maintenance works may cause. The Uisce Éireann 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.

Uisce Éireann 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.