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Anglesea Street Water Mains Replacement

National Leakage Reduction Programme

Uisce Éireann, in partnership with Cork City Council, is improving the water network on Anglesea Street to support the economic and social development of the area.

Uisce Éireann is working in partnership with Cork City Council on a network extension programme that will facilitate social and economic growth, including planned residential development, in the South Docks area of Cork City.

This planned initial phase of works involve the construction of approximately 120m of new modern water mains and two cross connections on Anglesea Street. Cork City. Construction works on the new water mains will commence on 1 November 2021.

The works will take place between the junction of Anglesea Street/Old Station Road and Anglesea Street/South Terrace. The works will be carried out on behalf of Uisce Éireann by Ward and Burke Limited and are expected to be completed in two weeks.

Leakage reduction


  • Improve the water network - This project will increase our capacity to deliver reliable, sustainable high-quality water services.
  • Supporting social and economic development - This project will improve help facilitate social and economic growth in the South Docks, Cork City.
  • Provide a more resilient water supply - This project will improve the resilience of the water network in the South Docks, Cork City, increasing connectivity to enable re-routing of water supply as required.

What is involved?

  • In order to minimise traffic impact works will be completed at night between the hours of 19.00 and 07.00 from Monday evenings through to Friday mornings.

  • Areas of work will be limited to short sections to minimise impact on customers. Traffic management will be in place during this time. Local and emergency traffic will always be maintained.

  • 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.

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