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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Water Outage

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21st May 2023 - 27th May 2023
# Water Outage
Irish Water repair burst pipe that caused major water outages in Dublin yesterday
Regional Asset Operations Manager with Irish Water told Morning Ireland that a fitting on top of the pipe, that was laid 40 years ago, was “sheared off”.
A significant and high-pressure water main has been repaired after it burst in Dublin's south inner city yesterday.
Irish Water said yesterday that services would resume today, once pressure has built up in the pipe properly.
An Operations Manager told Morning Ireland that a fitting on top of the pipe was “sheared off”.
# Water Outage
Over 40,000 properties without water as burst main causes outage across parts of Dublin
Irish Water said they cannot confirm a time for full return of service to all customers due to many factors.
Crews are reconfiguring the network to maintain customers’ supplies where possible.
Irish Water said the repairs are complex due to the location of the dig and the presence of other underground services.
The Irish Water customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278.
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# Water Outage
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# Water Outage
Old pipes are making it more difficult to restore the water to Drogheda and east Meath
A normal supply is expected to be restored on Thursday.
# Aran Islands
'Unseasonably dry weather' to blame for ramping up of water restrictions
Starting tonight, water restrictions will be extended on the Aran Islands from 9pm to 8am on a daily basis.
# Running low
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