Overnight outage required in the Togher area of Cork City

29 November 2021

Irish Water and Cork City Council wish to advise customers in the Togher area that an essential water outage is required from 10pm on Wednesday, 1 December until 5am on Thursday, 2 December to repair a major leak and strengthen the water supply network in the general area.

The outage will affect approximately 2,500 properties from South of Pearse Road to the South Ring Road. Maps of the areas are attached. To fix the leak, located on Togher Road, minor traffic management will be in place with a stop-go system in operation.

Steven Blennerhassett, Irish Water said: “During these essential works, homes and businesses in the area will be impacted from around 10pm on Wednesday for about 7 hours. Following the completion of improvement works, water supply may take 2-3 hours to return as water refills the network.

Irish Water understands the inconvenience when a planned outage occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we complete these essential works. The repair works are being carried out as part of our ‘Find and Fix’ scheme.

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 1800 278 278 and contact us on Twitter @IWCare.