2 May 2019 Go back to News
Water main improvement works in Ballynerrin, Co. Wicklow may cause disruption on Friday morning
Possible disruption to water supply from 8am to 12 noon on Friday 3 May 2019
Irish Water wish to advise customers in Ballynerrin that as part of water main improvement works being delivered there may be disruption to water supply from 8am to 12 noon on Friday 3 May 2019. The works being undertaken are part of the construction of 1.6km of new water mains along the public road and the installation of new service connections from the new water main to each customer’s property.
Residents may be affected by reduced water pressure and outages
During these essential planned works homes and businesses in the area may be impacted by reduced water pressure and water outages. The areas impacted include; St Mantan’s Park; St Mantan’s Road; Glenview Road; St Laurence’s Park; St Laurence’s Road; Darragh Park; Kilmantin Road; Convent Road and De La Salle Court. 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 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.