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Uisce Éireann aware of water outage impacting customers in Clifden, Co. Galway

Information below is relevant until further updates are provided here or on our Supply and Service Updates section.

Uisce Éireann is making every effort to restore normal water supply as quickly as possible to homes and businesses following a major water main leak in Clifden town, Co. Galway. Dedicated water services crews are on the ground progressing repairs.

To support impacted customers, alternative water supplies are available at the Clifden Water Treatment Plant, Clifden Mart carpark, Station House Hotel carpark, the old Courthouse, Clifden District Hospital and St Anne's Community Nursing Home.

Customers are reminded to use their own containers when taking water from the tanker and to boil water before consumption as a precautionary measure, as per HSE advice. Vulnerable customers who have registered with Uisce Éireann receive direct communications for planned and unplanned outages lasting more than four hours. 

The Uisce Éireann 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 see the Water Supply updates section of

Uisce Éireann is responsible for delivering public drinking water and wastewater services for the people of Ireland. We are committed to enabling communities to thrive by continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support sustainable growth and development, providing safe drinking water, and enhancing the environment. To find out more visit

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