Dublin City Council uses cookies to improve the functionality of our website. To find out more about cookies, please see our privacy policy.
Normal text size Large text size High Contrast View Normal View

Your drinking water

    Transfer of Services to Irish Water 

    Find out about the transfer of Water Services to Irish Water

    For further information about Irish Water see www.water.ie

    Introduction

    Drinking water is a scarce commodity essential to the City and the health of its citizens. Every day 540 million litres of high quality drinking water is produced and supplied to 1.5 million customers in the Dublin Region.

    Dublin City Council's Water Services Division is responsible for supplying 70% of this water and the balance is being provided by Fingal County Council.

    Water is collected from the Dublin and Wicklow mountains for treatment at the City Council's three water treatment plants at Ballymore Eustace, Roundwood and Ballyboden and at the Fingal County Council plant at Leixlip.

    It is then distributed to customers in Dublin City and in the South Dublin, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown, Fingal, Kildare and Wicklow County Council areas through a network of service reservoirs and over 7,000 km of pipes of which 2,400 km are the responsibility of Dublin City Council.

    Water is a precious resource and should be used sparingly. Information about saving water can be found online at www.taptips.ie and see the current water conservation message.

    Bogus Callers

    On occasion it may be necessary to carry out water quality monitoring or repair and maintenance work at your property. This may require our employees to gain access to your property. Unfortunately bogus callers can sometimes call to your property claiming to be from Dublin City Council’s Water Services. Find out how to identify bogus callers

For more information

Water Services Division
Dublin City Council
Marrowbone Lane
Dublin 8

Tel: (01) 222 0600
Fax: (01) 453 4849
Email: customerservices@dublincity.ie