Repairs to burst water main ongoing

Irish Water and Donegal County Council are working to repair a burst water main in Buncrana which has caused major outages in the county today.

Supply has been impacted in Fahan, Cristlamore, Inch, Brunfoot, Bridgend, Newtowncunningham Moyle, Manorcunnigham, Whin Hill, Burt and high grounds in Newtowncunningham and surrounding areas of Buncrana.  Local traffic management will be in operation for the duration of the works and it is expected that the repairs will be completed by 6pm today.

“Irish Water understands the inconvenience when a burst occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we work to repair the burst and restore normal supply to impacted customers. Our customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.  For updates please see the water supply and services section of our website.

“Irish Water is working at this time, with our Local Authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of both staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of critical drinking water and wastewater services. Irish Water would like to remind people to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice and ensure frequent handwashing.”

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