9 April 2020 Go back to News
Works to repair a burst watermain in Carrowroe
Crews are working to repair the burst as quickly and as safely as possible
Irish Water is working in partnership with Sligo County Council to repair a burst watermain in Carrowroe. The burst may impact the water supply to homes and businesses in Belladrehid, Ballisodare, Kilmacowen, Ransboro, Carrowkeel, Breeogue, Drumiskabole, Knoxpark, Abbeytown, Corhawnagh, Streamstown, Lugawarry, Coney, Carrignagatt, Collooney, Ardcotton, Kilmanagh, Gleannagoolagh, Ballygawley, Kilross, Rathrippon, Grange East and West, and Rathcarrick townlands.
Crews are working to repair the burst as quickly and as safely as possible to safeguard the water supply for homes and businesses in Grange and surrounding areas. It is expected that the repair will be completed by 8pm today (Thursday) and it may take 2-3 hours for normal supply to return to all impacted customers as the network refills.
Irish Water and Sligo County Council understand the inconvenience when a burst occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we work to repair the burst and restore normal supply to impacted customers. Irish Water and Sligo County Council regret any inconvenience caused and would like to remind customers to continue following HSE advice on handwashing.
Irish Water is working at this time, with our local authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of drinking water and wastewater services.
Updates on this repair will be posted on our Water Supply Updates section. The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 and customers can call us on 1850 278 278 if they have any queries or to report a leak. Customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.