Water disruption in North East Dublin City on Sunday 30th June from 6.00am to Midnight

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Customers in parts of the North East of Dublin City will experience reduced water pressure and, in some cases, a loss of supply on Sunday 30th June, between 6am and midnight. The purpose of the work is to improve the water supply to the North East City area. The areas affected include parts of Donnycarney, Artane, Raheny and Coolock.
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Predominantly, the areas most likely to experience disruption will be:

  • Griffith Ave, from Charlemont to the Malahide Road;
  • Malahide Road, from Griffith Ave to Tonlagee Road;
  • Tonlagee Road to Kilbarrack Road;
  • Kilbarrack Road to the Dublin Road;
  • and all above surrounding areas including: Donnycarney, Artane, Killester, Coolock, Edenmore, Kilbarrack,Raheny ; 

“The water disruption is due to essential and planned work being carried out by Dublin City Council’s Water Services Division. This includes the installation of a new water meter and a number of valves on a large 18 inch distribution main. The work will improve the performance of the water distribution system and we are carrying them out on a Sunday to minimise the impact of the disruption to our customers”, says Tom Leahy, Executive Manager (Engineering) with Dublin City Council.
A stationary tanker will be located close to the grounds of Donnycarney Parish Church on Malahide Road from 9.30am-5pm, leaving occasionally for short periods to refill.
We will make a number of water tankers available on the day. These will prioritise the areas where they are most needed, in response to requests from the public and from businesses. A tanker can be requested by telephoning (number Ph: 8643634) from 9.30am-5pm on Sunday 30th June. Anyone using the tanker must bring their own clean water container.
Dublin City Council’s Water Services Division will make every effort to finish the works in the shortest time possible and to keep disruption to a minimum.Dublin City Council apologises for the inconvenience caused and we wish to thank the public and business communities in advance of the work for their patience, co-operation and understanding.
A Press Release will issue once the work has been completed on Sunday