A MAJOR burst to a water main in Letterkenny is affecting water supplies this morning for residents in the Mountain Top, Kilycreen, Upper Carnamuggagh, Cannon View and surrounding areas.
Repairs have been ongoing since 7.30am this morning and it is expected that the burst will be fixed by 5pm. Irish Water said some customers may not receive a full water supply for a further two to three hours while reservoirs refill and water returns to the network.
A spokesperson for the utility company said: “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.”