Irish Water is working in partnership with Kildare County Council to carry out emergency repairs at Clogharinka Water Treatment Plant following a pump failure which is impacting customers in the area. While works are ongoing, customers will experience outages today until 5:30pm.
A water tanker has been provided at Clogherinka National School which will remain in place until repairs have been completed and supply is restored. Customers are reminded to use their own containers when taking water from the tanker and to boil water before use as a precautionary measure. Irish Water would also like to remind the public to adhere to all public health advice in relation to social distancing when collecting water from the tanker.
It may take 2-3 hours for normal water supply to fully return to all customers but it is important to continue to follow the HSE guidance on hand-washing.
Irish Water and Kildare County Council understands the inconvenience caused when maintenance works occur and thanks customers for their patience while we complete these emergency repairs and restore normal supply to impacted customers. Irish Water and Kildare County Council regret any inconvenience caused.
Customers can contact the Irish Water customer care helpline directly with any queries on 1850 278 278, open 24/7, or via Twitter @IWCare. Further updates will be posted to the Water Supply Updates section of the Irish Water website.