11 November 2020 Go back to News
Water main improvement works in Blackpool may cause disruption to supply in the area
Irish Water wishes to advise customers on Gerald Griffin Street, Great William O’Brien Street, Cathedral Walk, Watercourse Road, Thomas Davis Street and surrounding areas that as part of water main improvement works being delivered on Gerald Griffin Street, there will be disruption to water supply from 18.00 on Wednesday 11 November to 00.00 on Thursday 12 November.
During these essential planned works, homes and businesses in the above areas area may be impacted by reduced water pressure and water outages. Following these improvement works, water supply may take 2-3 hours to return as water refills the network.
Irish Water understands this type of work can be inconvenient and will ensure our work crews make every effort to minimise any disruption these works may cause.
Customers can call the Irish Water customer helpline on 1850 278 278 for any questions in relation to the works.
These works are being carried out as part of Irish Water’s National Leakage Reduction Programme which will, over the next 4 years, see €500 million invested to reduce the level of leakage across the country by fixing and replacing ageing water mains. This will ensure a safe, reliable water supply which is vital for our health, our environment and our growing population and economy.
For updates, please visit the Supply and Service Updates section of the Irish Water website.