Overnight outage required to progress housing development in Cork City

29 October 2021

Irish Water and Cork City Council wish to advise customers in that an essential water outage is required from 8pm on Monday, 1 November until 7am on Tuesday, 2 November to assist in the construction of approximately 470 houses in Douglas and to strengthen the water supply network in the general area.
It may take up to 2 or 3 hours for supply to be fully restored to all customers. A map of the areas expected to experience the water outage is attached. These include the following:

  • Donnybrook East (Part only)
  • Bracken Court
  • Calderwood Heights
  • Donnybrook West
  • Grange
  • Grange Way PRV
  • Frankfield
  • Bellevue
  • Ballycurreen
  • Doughcloyne

Neil Smyth, Irish Water, said, “These works are another phase of plans for network improvement and expansion in the area. Improving the water network in Cork city will hopefully facilitate future economic and social development.

Irish Water understands the inconvenience when a planned outage occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we complete these essential works.

Irish Water is responsible for the delivery of all public water and wastewater services in Ireland. We are committed to continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support the growth needed in housing and across our economy, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies.
For further information please visit the Supply and Service Updates section of our website. The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 and customers can call us on 1850 278 278 and contact us on Twitter @IWCare.