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Irish Water has mobilised crews to quickly restore water supply for customers in Ballina

Date: 18-12-2021

Irish Water has identified a burst in a watermain in Ballina area and is working with Mayo County Council to restore water as quickly as possible to properties. The areas affected are Coonealcauraun, Rathroeen, Culleens, Farranoo, Laghtadawnagh, Kilmoremoy, Abbeycourt, Beleek, Rathmeel, Garonkeel, Quignamanor, Ardoughan, Woodville, Friarscourt, Dernan Grove, Hawthorns, Castlefield Manor, The Olde Mill Stone, Killala Road, Ashbourne Grove, Newlands, Oaklawn, The Quay, Quignalecka, Sligo Rd, Creggs Rd, The Moorings, Riverside, Riverslade and Moyvale.

Dedicated water service crews have mobilised and repairs are expected to be completed by 10pm tonight. Typically it takes two to three hours after this to restore normal supply to all customers affected by an unplanned outage. 

Irish Water Operational Lead, Gerard Greally said, “The repairs are being conducted as quickly and efficiently as possible to minimise disruption to the areas impacted and restore water for all customers.

“We understand the inconvenience unplanned outages can have on customers and we appreciate your patience as we work to return the water supply to homes and businesses as quickly as possible.”

Vulnerable customers who have registered with Irish Water receive direct communications from us for planned and unplanned outages lasting more than four hours. 

Our customer care team is available to help 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.  For further updates please see the Irish Water website

Irish Water is responsible for the delivery of all public water and wastewater services in Ireland. We are committed to continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support the growth needed in housing and across our economy, while protecting the environment and safeguarding water supplies.

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