26 July 2017 Go back to News
Update on Louth Water Stations at 11:00am Wednesday 26th July 2017
Irish Water and Louth County Council wish to advise customers that mobile tankers are carrying almost 280,000 litres of water from 3 alternate reservoirs within Louth; Ardee, Collon and Tullyallen which is being distributed directly into the network to provide water to Staleen and Termonfeckin/Clogherhead Pump Stations.
There are currently 9 stationary tanks at the following locations with capacity to provide almost 130,000 litres of water. These Stationary Tanks can be found at:
- Marleys Lane
- Termon Abbey
- Termon Abbey Aston Village
- Platin Road
- Rathmullen Park
- Termonfeckin School
In addition Standpipes can be found at:
- Bothar Bruagha
- Harmons Gardens
- Shop St/North Quay
- Mell Church
- Marley Court
- Donore Road (at Costa Coffee)
There are a total of 26 Bulk Water Containers stationed at the following 11 locations. Water is available over a 24 hour period at the locations below.
- Wheaton Hall Shops
- Bryanstown, St Mary’s School
- Shrewsburry Manner
- Newtown Meadows
- Boyne Business Park
- Harmony Heights
- College Rise
- Forest Park
- Newfield Estate
- Brookeville Estate
Mobile tankers with capacity of almost 60,000 litres are delivering to vulnerable and priority Customer.
We would remind customers to bring clean containers, and as a precautionary measure to boil water taken from these stations before use. Irish Water is asking customers in these areas to conserve water until further notice. We will also have five and ten litre containers available at some water stations for use by the public.
We would like to thank the public for their patience, and we apologise for the ongoing inconvenience while crews work to restore supply to all affected areas as soon as possible. We also thank and appreciate all help and support provided by both private and public sector organizations namely, Manley Construction, Guinness Group, Dublin City Council, Waterford City Council, Fingal County Council, South Dublin County Council and Northern Ireland Water.
Irish Water and Louth County Council would like to thank the public for their patience, and we apologise for the ongoing inconvenience while our crews work to restore supply to all affected areas as soon as possible. All help and support provided by neighbouring local authorities including Fire & Emergency Services and Civil Defence personnel, the Defence Forces and other bodies/organisations is greatly appreciated.
The Irish Water customer care helpline is available 24/7 on1850 278 278 and updates will be posted on @iwcare on Twitter and on our service and supply section. Updates will also be posted on www.louthcoco.ie or www.meath.ie.