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Flushing works in Cork City

20 December 2023

Information below is relevant until further updates are provided here or on our Supply and Service Updates section.

Uisce Éireann and Cork City Council wish to advise customers in Gurranabraher and surrounding areas that reactive flushing works are being carried out on the water network this morning.

These works are being carried out after reports to our Customer Care Team from residents in the area. Following the flushing works, there may be an increase in discoloured water at customers taps over the next 24 hours. If this occurs, running the tap for several minutes will usually restore water to a clear colour. Uisce Éireann continues to advise customers not to drink discoloured water.

Ongoing testing and analysis of the water supply continues, in conjunction with extensive monitoring across Cork City’s distribution network. This ensures the water is compliant with drinking water regulations and is safe to drink. The results of these ongoing tests are shared with the EPA and the HSE. 

If there are water quality issues in your home or business, please contact the Uisce Éireann customer care helpline, open 24/7, on 1800 278 278.