Water main upgrades due to take place on Barrack Street, Cork City

29 September 2021

Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork City Council, wishes to advise that in order to complete the upgrade of the watermain on Barrack Street, Cork city, there may be a disruption to the water supply for homes and businesses from 10pm on Thursday, September 30 until 1am on Friday, October 1.

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.

Areas that may be effected are as follows; Evergreen Street, Barrack Street, Keyser's Hill, Friar Street, Friars Walk, Mount Sion Road, Tower Street, Reed's Square, Industry Street, Stephen Street, St. Finbarr's Street, St. Brigid Street, St. Nessan Street, St. Kevin's Street, Bonaventure Place, Mount Carmel Road, Presentation Place, Townsend Place, Friars Walk Mews, Maymount, Annmount, O'Connor Ville, Leary's Place, Ros Barra Avenue, Millbrook Lawn and surrounding areas in Cork City

For further information please visit the Supply and Service Updates section of our website. The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 and customers can call us on 1800 278 278 and contact us on Twitter @IWCare.