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People in Jobstown had no water this morning

The council said the issue has been resolved and all water should be back on by later this afternoon.

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SOUTH DUBLIN COUNTY council has said that an issue which left people in some areas of South Dublin without water has now been resolved.

Engineers were on site earlier today attempting to establish what the problem was. It is understood that the issue is connected to a valve in the new water scheme at Boherboy.

However this afternoon the council said the issue has now been resolved and the network is bring recharged. It said it should be fully restored by 2pm.

The issue has been affecting customers in a number of areas, including Jobstown - the area in which Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped in her car during a water charges protest yesterday afternoon.

The irony is not lost on people:

But the council said it was nothing to do with the protest:

 

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