Essential repair works in Galway City to safeguard the water supply

04 July 2022

Irish Water is working in partnership with Galway City Council to safeguard the water supply for homes and businesses in Dangan and Bushypark in Galway City. 

Essential water mains rehabilitation works are scheduled to take place from 8pm this evening Monday 4 July, until 4am Tuesday 5 July. During the works, customers in Dangan, Bushypark and surrounding areas may experience temporary, intermittent low pressure and/or water outages. Typically, it takes two to three hours following restoration time for normal supply to be fully restored to all areas.

Speaking about the works, Rónan Daly, Irish Water said, “Irish Water understands that this type of work can be inconvenient and, working in partnership with Galway City Council, we will make every effort to minimise the disruption that these necessary works may cause." 

Rónan added: “Customers may experience some temporary discolouration of water following the works and occasionally issues such as internal airlocks may arise. For advice on clearing discoloration and airlocks, visit the Supply Issues Following an Outage section of the website.”  

Traffic management will be in place to facilitate the works however local and emergency traffic will be maintained at all times. 

Vulnerable customers who have registered with Irish Water receive direct communications from us for planned and unplanned outages lasting more than four hours.
   
Irish Water and Galway City Council regret any inconvenience caused. 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 updates, please visit the Supply and Service Updates section of the Irish Water 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.