24 January 2019 Go back to News
Essential repairs may cause supply disruption in parts of Dublin during weekend
Repairs will be carried out on the Stillorgan Road, Donnybrook
Irish Water and Dublin City Council wish to advise customers that essential repairs will be carried out on the trunk water main on the Stillorgan Road, Donnybrook in order to safeguard the future water supply for homes and businesses in the area. As a result there will be disruption to the water supply in parts of Dublin City and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown from midnight on Friday, 25th January to Saturday evening, 26th January 2019.
During these planned repair works, homes and businesses in these areas may be impacted by reduced pressure and water outages. The repair is estimated to be completed on Saturday evening, 26 January.
The areas that may be impacted by low pressure will include include; Merrion Square; Stephen’s Green; Mercer Street; Redmond’s Hill; Bride Street; Patrick Street; Thomas Street West; Clanwilliam Place; Grand Canal Street; Townsend Street; Trinity College and Bachelors Walk.
In addition to low pressure, the following areas will be vulnerable to outages including; Nutley Park; Anglesea Road; Merrion Road North; Merrion Road South; Bath Avenue; Gilford Road; Pembroke Road; Mespil Road; Sussex Terrace; Belmont; Richmond Hill; Booterstown; Mt. Merrion Avenue and Seafield.
We will make contact with customers who have registered on our Vulnerable Customer register in the impacted areas to offer assistance if required. Water supply to hospitals will be prioritised during the repair works. Water tankers are on stand-by and are ready to be mobilized if needed.
Please conserve water where possible
We are asking customers to conserve water while these essential repairs are underway by not running taps needlessly, take showers instead of baths and to postpone using dishwashers and washing machines where possible.
Irish Water and Dublin City Council wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused by these essential repairs.
Our customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278 and you can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please see the Water Supply Updates Map.