28 February 2019 Go back to News
Essential repairs may cause disruption to supply in parts of Dublin over the weekend
Essential repairs to major leak will be carried out this weekend
Irish Water and Dublin City Council wish to advise customers that essential repairs to a major leak will be carried out this weekend 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 Dún Laoghaire - Rathdown from 10am on Saturday 2nd March until 10am on Sunday 3rd March.
Work estimated to be completed early on Sunday
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 in the early hours of Sunday morning, but it may take some time for the network to recharge.
The areas that may be impacted include Booterstown, Mt. Merrion Avenue, Seafield, Nutley Park, Anglesea Road, Merrion Road North, Merrion Road South, Bath Avenue, Gilford Road, Pembroke Road, Mespil Road, Sussex Terrace, Belmont, Richmond Hill, UCD, 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.
Water tankers on stand-by
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 prioritized during the repair works. Water tankers are on stand-by and are ready to be mobilized if needed.
Conserve water where possible
We are encouraging customers to conserve water while these essential repairs are underway. We are urging customers to conserve water by not running taps needlessly, taking 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 customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please see the water supply and services section of our website. The reference number for these repair works is REF. DCC000598.