Water improvement works due to take place in Douglas Village

11 November 2021

Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork County Council, is replacing valves on the water supply network in Douglas Village to optimise network performance.

Works are due each night from Monday 15 November through to Thursday night 18 November/Friday Morning 19 November. The works will begin at 8pm every evening and will conclude at 4am the next morning. The completion of valve replacement works each night means that the impacted area will reduce throughout the week as the works progress.

Irish Water wishes to advise customers on Church Road, West Douglas Street, Elm Grove, Galways Lane, Grosvenor Mews, St Patricks Woollen Mills area , Church Street, The Pond Bank, East Douglas Street, Carrigaline Road, the Douglas Relief Road, East Village, Gartan Park, Douglas Close, The Gardens, Douglas Lawn and Adare Mews that there may be disruption to water supply from 8pm on Monday 15 November until 4am on Tuesday 16 November.

From 8pm Tuesday 16 to 4am Wednesday 17 November and from 8pm Wednesday 17 November to 4am Thursday 18 November there may be disruption to water supply to customers on Church Road, West Douglas Street, St Patricks Woollen Mills area, Church Street, The Pond Bank, East Douglas Street, Carrigaline Road, the Douglas Relief Road, East Village, Gartan Park, Douglas Close, The Gardens, Douglas Lawn and Adare Mews.

Customers on Church Road, West Douglas Street, St Patricks Woollen Mills area, Church Street, The Pond Bank, East Douglas Street, Carrigaline Road and the Douglas Relief Road may experience disruption to water supply from 8pm on Thursday 18 November to 4am Friday 19 November.

During these essential works, homes and businesses in the above areas area may be impacted by reduced water pressure and water outages. Following the completion of improvement works; water supply may take 2-3 hours to return as water refills the network. Work crews will endeavour to complete works ahead of time in order to expedite the return of supply to the affected areas.

Irish Water understands this type of work can be inconvenient and will ensure our work crews make every effort to minimise any disruption these works may cause.

Customers can call the Irish Water customer helpline on 1800 278 278 for any questions in relation to the works.

These works are being carried out as part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme which will, over the next 4 years, see €500 million invested to reduce the level of leakage across the country by fixing and replacing ageing water mains. This will ensure a safe, reliable water supply which is vital for our health, our environment and our growing population and economy.

For updates visit the Supply and Service Updates section of our website.