28 September 2020 Go back to News
Loughrea water disruptions due to water main connections as part of Tuam Regional Water Supply Scheme upgrade
Works taking place on Tuesday September 29, Wednesday September 30 and Thursday October 1
Irish Water and Galway County Council working in partnership with ShareRidge Ltd wish to advise customers in Loughrea that their water supply will be impacted as a result of essential watermain connection works taking place on Tuesday September 29, Wednesday September 30 and Thursday October1.
These works are part of the Tuam Regional Water Supply Scheme upgrade which represents an investment of €13.8 million by Irish Water and is due for completion in 2021.
Customers in the following areas will be impacted at the following times:
- Midnight Tuesday, 29 September to 5am Wednesday, 30 September:
- Lake Road, Cross Street, Barrack Street, Fahy Gardens and consumers of the scheme in East Loughrea to Seefin.
- Midnight Wednesday, 30 September to 5am Thursday, 1 October:
- Lake Road.
- Midnight Thursday, 1 October to 5am Friday, 2 October:
- Barrack Street, Fahy Gardens and consumers of the scheme in East Loughrea to Seefin
Some customers may not receive a full water supply for a further two to three hours after the water is switched back on while water returns to the network.
Irish Water understands the inconvenience when an outage occurs and thanks customers in advance for their patience while these essential connections are made. Our customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please see our water supply and services section.
Irish Water continues to work at this time with our Local Authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of both staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of critical drinking water and wastewater services. Irish Water would like to remind people to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice and ensure frequent handwashing.