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600 Uisce Éireann Customers In Kinsale Are Without Water This Lunchtime

Breda Forrest
Breda Forrest

12:07 2 Feb 2024

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600 Uisce Éireann customers in Kinsale are without water this lunchtime.

The utility has found the burst watermain and says it's working to restore the supply as quickly as possible.

Repairs are expected to be completed by 5 o'clock this evening.

To ensure the safety of the public and crews carrying out the repairs, traffic management will be in place and will be clearly signposted

Typically, it takes two to three hours to restore normal supply to all customers affected by an unplanned outage.

Niall O’Riordan Uisce Éireann’s operational lead said “The repairs are being carried out as quickly and efficiently as possible to minimise disruption to the community of Kinsale and restore water for all customers. 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. Vulnerable customers who have registered with Uisce Éireann receive direct communications from us for planned and unplanned outages lasting more than four hours.”

Our customer care team is available to help 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries. For further updates please see the Uisce Éireann website

Uisce Éireann is responsible for delivering public drinking water and wastewater services for the people of Ireland. We are committed to enabling communities to thrive by continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support sustainable growth and development, providing safe drinking water, and enhancing the environment. To find out more visit

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