Water supply rotation for Drogheda area

Latest update for East Meath area

A limited level of water supply has been restored to the Duleek area.

The supply to Duleek, Ratoath and Ashbourne is being supplemented with tankers via the Meath County Council Fire Service. Additional tankers are being sourced and will be deployed as necessary.

Meath Civil Defence is currently tankering water to east Meath including Laytown/Bettystown/Mornington/Donecarney as well as critical customers including nursing homes.

A further temporary water station has been established at Drogheda Deepforde Housing Estate and other locations are being identified.

Further tankers and water storage units are being arranged for affected areas.

Locations:

  • Duleek: 3 (Church) - 2 (St Cianans Villas) - 1 (Industrial Estate)  - 1 (Main St.)Knockcommon/Rathdrinagh: 1 (National School)
  • Rossnaree: 1 (Church)
  • Ashbourne: 2 (Race hill)
  • Ashbourne Town :  1 Community Centre - 1 Retail Park - 1 Supervalu Carpark - 1 (Garden City)
  • Donore: 1 (Church)
  • Lagavoreen: 1 (Entrance to Housing Estate)
  • Grange Rath: 2 (Entrance to Housing Estate)
  • Ratoath: 2 (National School Fairyhouse Road ) - 2 (St Paul’s School)  - 1 (Nursing Home Town Centre) - 1 (Supervalu) – 1 (Steeplechase Estate)
  • Stamullen: 2 ( Church )
  • Clonalvey: 1 (Church)
  • Ardcath: 1 (Church)
  • Kilmoon: 1 (Snailbox Carpark)
  • Curragha: 1 (Church)
  • Skryne: 1 (GAA Pitch)
  • Kentstown: 1 (Londis Car park)
  • Bettystown : 1 (Tesco Carpark)
  • Donecarney : 1 (Church)
  • Colaiste Na Hinse Secondary School : 1
  • Mornington: 1 (Harrys Shop)
  • Kilbride: 2 (Church)
  • Clonalvey: 1 (Church)
  • *Drogheda:Deepforde Hsg Estate
    • ◦*To  be available shortly

 

Update on water outage impacting customers in Louth and East Meath 6:45hrs, Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Irish Water, Louth County Council and Meath County Council are continuing to coordinate resources to ensure water tankers are mobilised to as many customers as possible who are impacted by the burst water main supplying water to the Staleen Water Treatment Plant. Irish Water is also liaising with the Defence Forces and reviewing the support they can provide to assist in providing alternative water supplies through the provision of water tankers in the impacted communities. In order to manage the remaining water resource in Drogheda Town, Clogherhead and Termonfeckin a program of rationing water will continue throughout Tuesday, 25 July

Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda has been prioritised during this event to maintain supply to the hospital and supply is also being maintained to the commercial centre in Drogheda town in the Mell area, Donore Road, Marley’s Lane, Cement Road, Ballsgrove, Marian Park, Crosslanes, and some adjoining estates in the vicinity of these locations.

In Louth temporary water stations are located across the network at the following locations:

  • Stameen on the Dublin Road
  • Termonabbey
  • Marleys Lane
  • Bothar Brugha or Hardmans Gardens
  • Ballsgrove shops
  • Shop St North Quay
  • Clogherhead – outside the amusements on Main Street
  • Collon side of St Joseph’s Church Lower Mell
  • Right hand side of entrance to Marley’s Court, Marley’s Lane
  • Drogheda Retail Park, Donore Road near Costa Coffee
  • Termonfeckin outside the national school
  • Manley Construction Site, Avourwen Meadows, Plantin Road

Sixteen road tankers have been deployed to supplement the mains water supply, to replenish the above temporary water stations and to supply priority customers around Drogheda.

Drogheda town water rationing on Tuesday, 25 July 2017. The will endeavour to keep to the times outline below a best we can.

The following areas will be supplied with water from 9.00 am until 11.30 am as part of the rationing plan:

  • Boyne Meadow
  • Laurences Park
  • Moneymore

The following area will be supplied from 11.30 am 3.30pm as part of the rationing plan.

  • Dublin Road and Donore Industrial Estate

The following areas will be supplied with water from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm

  • Open Collon Rd
  • North Quay to Termonfeckin Rd
  • Ashfield (1pm)
  • Hardmans Gardens (Golden Bowl) – supplement Lourdes Hospital
  • Cord Rd

The following areas will be supplied with water from 6.00pm until 9.00pm

  • Marleys Lane
  • Rathmullan
  • Rathmullan Road
  • Loughboy/Mell
  • Ballymackenny Rd
  • Highlands

The following areas will be supplied with water from 9.00 pm to midnight

  • Boyne Meadow
  • Laurences Park
  • Moneymore

As this is a rolling schedule only one area will have supply at any one time. As each area has supply, the other areas will be without water.

In East Meath stations are located across the network at the following locations:

  • Duleek: 3 (Church) 2 (St Cianans Villas) 1 (Industrial Estate) - Fire Service
  • Knockcommon/Rathdrinagh: 1 (National School))
  • Rossnaree: 1 (Church))
  • Ashbourne: 2 (Race hill)
  • Donore: 1 (Church)
  • Lagavoreen: 1 (Entrance to Housing Estate)
  • Grange Rath: 2 (Entrance to Housing Estate)
  • Ratoath: 2 (National School Fairyhouse Road ) 2 ( St Paul’s School) - ( Nursing Home Town Centre)
  • Stamullen: 2 ( Church )
  • Clonalvey: 1 (Church)
  • Ardcath: 1 (Church)
  • Kilmoon: 1 (Snailbox Carpark)
  • Curragha: 1 (Church)
  • Skryne: 1 (GAA Pitch)
  • Kentstown: 1 (Londis Car park)
  • Ashbourne Town :  1 Community Centre - 1 Retail Park - 1 Supervalu Carpark
  • Bettystown : 1 (Tesco Carpark)
  • Donecarney : 1 (Church)
  • Colaiste Na Hinse Secondary School : 1
  • Mornington: 1 (Harrys Shop)
  • Kilbride: 2 (Church)

The temporary water stations established across the network will continue to be replenished all day. Further locations will be added as demand dictates and the public will be advised of this as it happens. Details on the locations will be available at water.ie and on Twitter @IWCare and on Louth and Meath County Council websites.

Customers must bring their own containers to avail of the water and are advised that water must be boiled before consumption as a precaution.

Irish Water continues to urge people to check in on neighbours and family, particularly the elderly at the time and is encouraging farmers to reactivate their own wells where possible to conserve water.

Irish Water apologises to customers for the inconvenience caused and thanks them for their patience while crews work to repair the burst. Irish Water, Louth County Council and Meath County Council would like to thank the public for their patience and apologise for ongoing inconvenience.

Customers can contact our customer care helpline 24/7 on 1850 278 278 or visit or or visit service and supply section for updates.

Louth, Meath

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