Friday, May 13, 2022

Irish Water, working in partnership with Waterford City and County Council, has advised that a Boil Water Notice has been put in place for those supplied by the Ballymacarbry Public Water Supply, following consultation with the HSE.

This notice applies to all consumers supplied by the Ballymacarbry Public Water Supply including the following areas: Ballymacarbry, Castlereagh, Knockalisheen, Nire.

Due to a deterioration in raw water quality, the drinking water entering the Ballymacarbry Public Water Supply may be affected. The population affected by this notice is 671.

All consumers affected by this notice must boil their water before drinking.

Speaking about the Boil Water Notice, Irish Water’s Ronan Walsh said: “As public health is our number one priority in Irish Water, the Boil Water Notice will remain in place until it has been deemed safe to lift and having consulted with the HSE. Customer queries can be directed to 1800 278 278 and further information can be found at www.water.ie. We will monitor the supply and lift the notice as soon as it is safe to do so and in consultation with the HSE. We thank the community for their cooperation and patience.”

 

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