Essential night-time works due to take place in Dundalk

Irish Water is working in partnership with Louth County Council to carry out essential leak detection works securing the water supply for customers in Dundalk. While works are ongoing customers in Dundalk, Carrick Road, Ardee Road, Bellewsbridge Road, Tom Bellew Avenue, Bay Estate, Coes Road, Avenue Road, the Demense and surrounding areas may experience low water pressure and/or water outages from 10:00pm tonight, Thursday 8 July, until 6:00am tomorrow morning, Friday 9 July.

When works are completed it may take 2-3 hours for normal water supply to return to all customers but it is important to continue to follow the HSE guidance on hand-washing.

Speaking about the works, Donal Heaney, Irish Water said, “Irish Water understands the inconvenience caused when works occur and thanks customers for their patience while we complete these essential works to safeguard the water supply for customers.

Irish Water is working at this time with our local authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of drinking water and wastewater services.

The latest updates on these works will be available on the Supply and Service Updates section of our website. The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 and customers can call us on 1800 278 278. Customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.