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Staff at Temple Street Hospital without drinking water due to chlorine levels

The hospital said in a statement that food production areas were not affected and all relevant authorities had been informed.

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PARTS OF TEMPLE Street Children’s University Hospital are without drinking water tonight due to elevated chlorine levels.

Three departments have been told not to consume drinking water because of the levels of chlorine.

The hospital said in a statement that food production areas were not affected and all relevant authorities had been informed.

“Temple Street Children’s University Hospital can confirm that it is experiencing some issues with the water supply in three departments in the hospital.

As a precaution staff have been advised not to use the water from the main supplies for human consumption until further notice. The hospital can confirm that following an inspection carried out by its water management provider, that elevated chlorine levels has been found in one main water supply to the hospital.

“The hospital can confirm that the food production areas are reading normally.

“Bottled water has been made available for use in clinical areas.”

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Irish Water and Dublin City Council are working in conjunction with Temple Street Hospital to resolve the issue.

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