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26 November 2020

Irish Water and Louth County Council are working to restore water supply to customers in Willville, Mucklagh, Millgrange, Cooley and surrounding areas following a burst water main

Crews are working to repair the burst water main as quickly and as safely as possible.

  • Customers may experience low water pressure and/or outages 
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works finish
  • Customers urged conserve water while repairs are underway

26 November 2020

Boil Water Notice for the Lough Talt Public Water Supply lifted with immediate effect

Boil Water Notice issued on the supply on 11 January 2019 has been lifted.

  • Lough Talt Water Treatment Plant (WTP) has been extensively upgraded
  • This will benefit approximately 13,000 customers
  • Customers can now resume normal use of water supply

26 November 2020

Water mains improvement works scheduled for Saturday November 28 at TalbotsInch, Kilkenny City

There will be a temporary loss of water supply to homes and businesses for up to 22 hours on Saturday 28 November.

  • Disruptions may occur from midnight to 10pm  
  • Customers may experience reduced water pressure as supply returns
  • Water tankers will be available

25 November 2020

Essential water main rehabilitation works in Falcarragh may cause disruption to supply

Works are taking place on Friday, 27 November.

  • Works are due to take place between 8am to 4pm
  • Customers may experience reduced water pressure and water outages
  • It may take 2-3 hours for supply to return once works finish

25 November 2020

Boil Water notice issued for the Clonbullogue Public Water Supply

Upgrade works to the disinfection system are underway

  • Notice has been put in place to protect public health
  • Approximately 840 customers are affected
  • All customers must boil their water before drinking

25 November 2020

Swanlinbar water supply removed from at-risk list following Irish Water upgrade works

Over 300 customers in Swanlinbar are enjoying a more secure supply of drinking water.

  • This follows the completion of upgrade works to the local water treatment plant 
  • Upgrade works took place in partnership with Cavan County Council
  • Scheme has now been removed from the EPA's Remedial Action List 

25 November 2020

Irish Water is progressing with watermain improvement works to safeguard the water supply to homes and businesses in Knockbrack, Oldcastle

Works will involve the replacement of 200 metres of new watermains along local road L2800. 

  • Works may involve some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place
  • Works are expected to be completed by December 2020

25 November 2020

Irish Water is progressing with watermain improvement works to safeguard the water supply to homes and businesses in Ashbourne

These works are being carried out as part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme. 

  • Works will commence at the end of November
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut-offs 
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

25 November 2020

Boil Water Notice on the Kill/Ballylaneen Public Water Supply lifted

Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect.

  • All customers can resume normal use of supply
  • BWN was issued due to the detection of Cryptosporidium
  • Decision follows consultation undertaken with the Health Service Executive

24 November 2020

Irish Water urges Achill customers to continue conserving water and fixing leaks while upgrades to the water treatment plant continue

Operational adjustments are being made to the Achill Water Treatment Plant to ensure all customers receive a continuous daily supply of water.

  • Customers are reminded to contact us if they are without water
  • Check for leaks and turn off water where it is not required
  • Report a leak via phone or on our website

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