Irish Water has identified a major burst in a watermain in Drogheda and crews are working to repair to restore water supplies as quickly as possible to impacted customers.
The areas affected include Ballsgrove, Donore Industrial Estate, Trinity Street, Patrick Street, Lourdes, Drogheda Town North, Cord Road, Cross Lane, Ballymakenny Road, Sandyford, North Quay, Termonfeckin, Clogherhead, Termonabbey, Newfoundwell Road, Ballymakenny Road and surrounding areas.
Dedicated water service crews have been mobilised and repairs are underway. To minimise the impact on customers, Irish Water and Louth County Council have reconfigured the network in order to allow reservoirs supplying the area to refill. A further update will be provided as repairs progress.
Donal Heaney of Irish Water said: “The repairs are being conducted as quickly and efficiently as possible to minimise disruption to the community in Drogheda and restore water for all customers.
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“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.”
The Irish Water customer care team is available 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact them on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.
For further updates please see the Irish Water website www.water.ie
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