Repair works completed in Ballina, Co Mayo following a burst watermain

14 August 2022

It can take a number of hours for full supply to return to all areas

Irish Water, working with Mayo County Council, have completed repair works following a large burst to a watermain in Ballina in the early hours of this morning, 14 August. 

Speaking about the completion of the repair works, Sean Higgins from Irish Water said,

“Crews from Irish Water and Mayo County Council completed the repair works at approximately 4pm. The majority of customer should have their water supply returned at this stage but It may take a little while longer for some areas. 

“I would like to thank everyone for their patience and co-operation throughout this unplanned outage.”

The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please visit the Water Supply Updates section.

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.

Previous Updates

Irish Water is working with Mayo County Council to restore water as quickly as possible to impacted customers following a large burst to a water main in Ballina in the early hours of this morning, 14 August. Whilst every effort is being made to maintain supply to as many customers as possible through reconfiguring the network, the burst is impacting the water supply to homes and businesses in Ballina and surrounding areas. 

Area Impacted

The areas impacted are Coonealcauraun, Rathroeen, Culleens, Farranoo, Laghtadawnagh, Kilmoremoy, Abbeycourt, Beleek, Rathmeel, Garonkeel, Quignamanor, Ardoughan, Woodville, Friarscourt, Dernan Grove, Hawthorns, Castlefield Manor, The Olde Mill Stone, Killala Road, Ashbourne Grove, Newlands, Oaklawn, The Quay, Quignalecka, Sligo Rd, Creggs Rd, The Moorings, Riverside, Riverslade, Moyvale, Bonniconlon, Bofield, Carrownlabaun, Rathreedaun, and Carrowreagh.

Speaking about the repair works, Sean Higgins from Irish Water said,

“The repairs are being conducted as quickly and efficiently as possible to minimise disruption to the community and restore water for all customers.  

“However, these repair works are not straightforward, so it may take us longer than normal to restore supply to homes and businesses in the area. We aim to keep everyone as informed as possible as the works progress.  

“We understand the inconvenience unplanned outages can have on customers and we appreciate their patience. The repairs are being conducted as quickly as possible to minimise disruption to the community and restore water for all customers.”

Irish Water understands the inconvenience when a burst occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we work to restore normal supply to impacted customers. The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please visit our Water Supply Updates section.

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.