Irish Water confirms that the Boil Water Notice, that was put in place on the advice of the HSE, on Monday, 29 January 2018, has been lifted with immediate effect for the areas supplied by the Vartry Water Treatment Plant in Wicklow and Dun Laoghaire Rathdown.

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Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect for all units within the Woodstock Business Park Kilcoole Co Wicklow

Update 15:30pm Saturday 3 February

Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect for all areas supplied by the Vartry Water Treatment Plant

  • Boil Water Notice lifted for all units within the Woodstock Business Park
  • Boil Water Notice was put in place as a precautionary measure
  • Water supply is now meeting all drinking water standards

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Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect for majority of areas supplied by the Vartry Water Treatment Plant

Update 17:00pm Thursday 1 February

Boil Water Notice lifted with immediate effect for areas supplied by the Vartry Water Treatment Plant

  • The water is now meeting all drinking water standards 
  • Boil Water Notice was put in place as a precautionary measure
  • Woodstock Business Park in Kilcoole remains on a boil notice

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Boil Water Notice remains in place

Update 5.45pm Wednesday, 31 January

  • Precautionary Boil Water Notice remains in place
  • We continue to liaise with the HSE on a daily basis 
  • Customers reminded to continue to boil water before use until further notice

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Boil Water Notice remains in place until supply meets drinking water regulations

Update 11:30am Wednesday 31 January

  • Equipment back in production since Monday morning
  • Water supply must meet regulations before notice can be lifted
  • Chlorine levels are increasing as expected as work continues
  • 24-hour customer care line 1850 278 278 

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Human health a priority and Boil Water Notice remains in place

Tuesday 30 Jan

  • We are working closely with HSE to lift Boil Water Notice
  • Testing and sampling ongoing on affected network
  • Chlorine levels returning to normal as work continues
  • Detailed map of affected areas

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Precautionary Boil Water Notice issued

Monday 29 Jan

  • Mechanical failure at Vartry Water Treatment Plant
  • Irish Water working to remove notice as soon as possible
  • Planning permission granted to reduce future disruptions
  • 24-hour customer care line 1850 278 278

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What is a Boil Water Notice?

A Boil Water Notice is a formal notice advising that drinking water from the public mains
in a specific area is not safe to drink unless it is boiled and cooled beforehand.

Find out more

If you have issues with your water supply please view our service & supply map or visit our Twitter customer care. In an emergency, please call us on 1850 278 278.

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