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The HSE, Irish Water and Louth County Council have put a Boil Water Notice in place with immediate effect for all customers on the Kilineer Public Water Supply.
The area impacted by this Boil Water Notice is Kilineer Cottages and affects approximately 30 people. The precise extent of the area impacted is shown on the map below.
The Boil Water Notice has been put in place as a precaution while Irish Water’s drinking water compliance and operational experts are working with colleagues in Louth County Council to lift the notice as quickly and as safely as possible.
In the meantime, all customers of this supply are advised to boil water before use until further notice.
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Irish Water acknowledges the impact and inconvenience caused by the imposition of a Boil Water Notice to homes and businesses. We wish to thank the community for their patience and cooperation while we work to resolve this issue. Irish Water’s priority is the provision of safe, clean drinking water and safeguarding that water supply for the future is a vital focus.
Irish Water is contacting registered vulnerable customers who are affected by this Boil Water Notice to advise them.
Should customers have any queries regarding this Boil Water Notice they should contact Irish Water directly on our customer care helpline, open 24/7, on 1850 278 278. Updates will be available on the Water Supply Updates section of the Irish Water website and via Twitter @IWCare.
Further information on using water during a Boil Water Notice can be found on our website at www.water.ie/water-supply/water-quality/boil-water-notice.
Water must be boiled for:
What actions should be taken:
Use water prepared for drinking when preparing foods that will not be cooked (e.g. washing salads)
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