10 April 2020 Go back to News
Repairs underway on a burst watermain in Carrowroe, Co. Sligo
Crews are working to repair the burst as quickly and as safely as possible
Customers in Belladrehid, Ballisodare, Kilmacowen, Ransboro, Carrowkeel, Breeogue, Drumiskabole, Knoxpark, Abbeytown, Corhawnagh, Streamstown, Lugawarry, Coney, Carrignagatt, Collooney, Ardcotton, Kilmanagh, Gleannagoolagh, Ballygawley, Kilross, Rathrippon, Grange East and West, and Rathcarrick townlands may experience intermittent outages for a number of hours today while Irish Water, working in partnership with Sligo County Council, carry out testing to locate a leak.
Crews are working to repair the burst as quickly and as safely as possible to safeguard the water supply for homes and businesses in surrounding areas. It is expected that the repair will be completed by 7pm today (Saturday) and it may take 2-3 hours for normal supply to return to all impacted customers as the network refills.
Irish Water and Sligo County Council understand the inconvenience this will cause and thank customers for their patience while we work to restore normal supply to impacted customers.
Irish Water and Sligo County Council regret any inconvenience caused and would like to remind customers to continue following HSE advice on handwashing.
Irish Water is working at this time, with our local authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of drinking water and wastewater services.
Updates on this repair will be posted on our Supply and Service Map, our customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278 or you can contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.