A BOIL water notice remains in place on the Lettermacaward Public Water Supply.
Irish Water say the notice is in place to protect the health of approximately 2,200 customers in the Lettermacaward, Portnoo, Rossbeg, Cleangort, Doochary, Meenacross, Dooey, Glenties Road, Maghery and Falmore areas.
Following consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE), Irish Water and Donegal County Council issued the Boil Water Notice on Friday, August 12.
Water must be boiled for drinking, drinks made with water, preparation of salads and similar foods, which are not cooked prior to eating, brushing of teeth, making of ice – discard ice cubes in fridges and freezers and filtered water in fridges. Make ice from cooled boiled water.
Seamus O’Brien, Irish Water’s Asset Operations Lead, has acknowledged the impact the Boil Water Notice is having on the community and apologised for the inconvenience to customers.
“We will continue to work closely with Donegal County Council and the HSE to monitor the supply and lift the notice as quickly as it is safe to do so and safeguard the supply for the future.”
Vulnerable customers who have registered with Irish Water receive direct communication on this Boil Water Notice and are reminded that the water is safe to consume once boiled. Those who have concerns should contact our customer care team on 1800 278 278.
Customers can check if they are impacted by this Boil Water Notice by visiting www.water.ie/help/water-
quality/ and entering their property’s Eircode in the search bar.
Posted: 1:30 pm August 26, 2022