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Water mains flushing taking place to safeguard water supply in North Sligo

Uisce Éireann will commence water mains flushing and scouring to improve the water supply for customers in Grange, Cliffoney and surrounding areas in the coming days.

While works are ongoing customers in Groghagh, Kiltykere, Kilcat, Derry Road, Derry area, Grange Upperwood, Upperwood, Mountemple, Carns, Drumfad, Moneygold, Edenreagh, Cloysparra, Balincastle and The Willows may experience water supply interruptions and/or water discolouration for short periods from Friday 12 January and Friday, 19 January. 

In thanking the public for their cooperation and patience Kevin Love, Regional Asset Operations Lead at Uisce Éireann explains: "These essential works may involve some short-term water shut offs. We understand that this type of work can be inconvenient and works crews will make every effort to minimise any disruption these necessary works cause."

"The water supply should return to normal for the majority of customers a number of hours following flushing but it may take longer for the discolouration to clear in some isolated parts of the network. It is advisable to wait until the discolouration clears before drinking."

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

Uisce Éireann is responsible for delivering public drinking water and wastewater services for the people of Ireland. We are committed to enabling communities to thrive by continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support sustainable growth and development, providing safe drinking water, and enhancing the environment. To find out more visit our website.

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