30 July 2019 Go back to News
Water main improvement works on Wellington Road, Cork
Works may cause disruption to supply on Wednesday July 31 from 10am to 2pm
Irish Water wishes to advise customers in Wellington Road, Griffith College Cork, Cork Educate Together Secondary School, Waterloo Terrace, Waterloo Place, Charlemont Terrace, Wellesley Terrace, Grosvenor Place, York Hill, York Terrace, Sidney Park, Belgrave Avenue, Sidney Place, Auburn House Guesthouse, Sheila’s Hostel, Active Centre of English Training, St. Patrick’s Hill and surrounding areas, that as part of water mains improvement works being delivered, there may be disruption to water supply from 10am to 2pm on Wednesday 31 July 2019.
Supply may take 2-3 hours to return
During these essential planned works, homes and businesses in the above areas area may be impacted by reduced water pressure and water outages. Following these improvement works water supply may take 2-3 hours to return as water refills the network.
We understand 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 our customer helpline on 1850 278 278 for any questions in relation to the works.
Part of our national Leakage Reduction Programme
These works are being carried out as part of our 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.
To find out more about our national programme of works to reduce leakage and improve Ireland’s water supply visit our Leakage Reduction Programme Page. For updates visit our Supply and Service Updates page.