Irish Water, Louth County Council and Meath County Council are continuing to coordinate all available resources provide alternative mains water supplies where possible and to ensure water tankers are mobilised to customers who are impacted by the burst water main supplying water to the Staleen Water Treatment Plant. Below is the schedule of rolling mains water supplies in Drogheda on Wednesday, 26 July 2017.  Bottled water is being provided to vulnerable customers.

Update for Rolling Mains Water supply in Drogheda Town –Wednesday, 26 July 2017

9.00 am - 11.30 am (View map of area covered) :

  • Boyne Meadow
  • Laurences Park
  • Moneymore

11.30 am - 3pm (View map of area covered) :

  • Dublin Road and Donore Industrial Estate

3.00 pm - 6.00 pm (View map of area covered) : 

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

6.00pm - 9.00pm (View map of area covered) :

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

Permanent mains supply for priority areas in Drogheda: 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
  • Baltray at the 19th Pub,
  • Gary Kelly CSC,
  • St Mary’s School Bryanstown,
  • Wheatan Hall Retail Park,
  • Shrewsbury Manor,
  • Newton Meadows,
  • Boyne Business Park,
  • Harmony Heights,
  • College Rise,
  • Newfield Estate, Forest Park,
  • Newfield Estate,
  • Brookville Estate
  • Yellowbatter Entrance.


The majority of Clogherhead area and the Clogherhead side of Termonfeckin will have some mains supply throughout the day. The Reservoir at Castlecoohill is currently receiving water with the assistance of Ballymakenny Group Water Scheme and is being topped up by a number of tankers.

Details on the locations will be available at 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 and Louth 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 our service and supply section for updates.


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