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Works underway to restore water supply to Cliffoney customers

Uisce Éireann, working in partnership with Sligo County Council, wishes to advise customers in Cliffoney Village that a burst watermain will have an impact on their water supply today.

Commenting Georgina O'Reilly, Asset Operations Lead for Uisce Éireann said: "This morning a watermain on the North Sligo Water Supply Scheme burst, which has resulted in a number customers being affected. Areas affected include Cliffoney Village, Creevykeel, Bunduff, Greelagh, Carranduff, Castlegal and all areas between Harrisons Pub to Bunduff Bridge along the N15 including all branch lines and surrounding areas.

"A crew is carrying out emergency repairs as quickly and safely as possible and traffic management will be in place while these essential works are underway. It is likely water supply will be off until 6pm today but it may take 2-3 hours for normal supply to return.

"Uisce Éireann understands the inconvenience to customers when their water supply is affected and we would like to thank the public for their patience and cooperation while this unplanned outage is attended to."

Uisce Éireann's customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For updates please visit the Supply and Service Updates section of our website.

Uisce Éireann continues to work at this time with our Local Authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of both staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of critical drinking water and wastewater services. Uisce Éireann would like to remind people to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice and ensure frequent handwashing.

An Uisce Éireann engineer directing a digger

Uisce Éireann engineer at work

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