Works underway to restore water supply to Dunbin customers

21 September 2021

Irish Water is working in partnership with Louth County Council to carry out emergency valve repairs at Dunbin reservoir securing the water supply for customers in Dunbin and surrounding areas. While works are ongoing customers in the following locations may experience temporary low water pressure and/or water outages until 10:00pm tonight, Tuesday 21 September; Dunbin, Drumcah, Tullagee, Ash Little, Carrickmullan, Killycroney, Toprass, Carrickrobin, Mullabohy, Knockcor, Carnroe, Dunbin Big, Thomastown, Kilcurly, Donaghmore, Littlemill, Ballybarrack, Carreagh,  Tates & Carrans Park, Newtown, Knockbridge and Hackballscross.

When works are completed it may take 2-3 hours for normal water supply to return to all customers but it is important to continue to follow the HSE guidance on hand-washing.

Speaking about the works, Michael Cunniffe, Irish Water said, “Irish Water understands the inconvenience caused when emergency works occur and thanks customers for their patience while we complete these urgent works to secure Dunbin reservoir and safeguard the water supply for customers.

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.

The latest updates on these works will be available on 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. Customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.