Uisce √Čireann crews working to repair burst on the Old Doolough Public Water Supply

30 June, 2024: Uisce √Čireann crews are working to repair a burst on the Old Doolough Public Water Supply. 


Every effort is being made to maintain water supply to as many customers as possible, however the burst may cause supply disruptions to customers in Miltown Malbay, Spanish Point, Quilty, Mullagh, Coore, Creegh, Cooraclare, Cahermurphy and surrounding areas in Co. Clare.


Uisce √Čireann‚Äôs Darragh Conneely assured customers that every effort is being made to carry out repairs as quickly as possible. 


‚ÄúWe understand the inconvenience of an unplanned outage and we thank customers for their support while our crews work to ensure that a normal water supply is returned to all of our customers as quickly as possible.‚ÄĚ


Works are scheduled to be complete by 5pm this evening. Uisce √Čireann recommends that customers allow two to three hours after repairs for normal supply to return to homes and businesses. 


Vulnerable customers who have registered with Uisce √Čireann receive direct communications from us for planned and unplanned outages lasting more than four hours. Uisce √Čireann continues to provide detailed, real-time, and local information about water service and supply issues on www.water.ie. The Uisce √Čireann customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and updates are also issued via Facebook and X (formerly Twitter) @IWCare. 


Business customers can sign up to Uisce √Čireann‚Äôs text alert system to receive updates on supply interruptions over four hours in duration at www.water.ie/business-updates


To register as a vulnerable customer or as an alternative contact, visit www.water.ie/vulnerablecustomer