Irish Water essential works in Howth this week

Padraig Conlon 09 Nov 2021

Irish Water is commissioning the new water supply infrastructure in Howth to safeguard the drinking water supply for local homes and businesses.

Six kilometres of watermain have been constructed including three railway crossings.

In addition a new pumping station and chlorination building has been constructed at Dungriffen Reservoir.

Commissioning of the works in Howth are scheduled to take place from this Wednesday 10 November and will continue until Friday 12 November.

While works are underway, some customers in the Howth area may experience some disruption to their water supply.

Irish Water and Fingal County Council say they regret any inconvenience caused and thank customers for their patience while they complete these essential works.

William McKnight, Irish Water said, “Irish Water would like to thank the local community, businesses, homeowners and commuters for their patience and cooperation while we carry out these essential commissioning works to safeguard the water supply for the people of Howth.

“Irish Water understands this type of work can be inconvenient and we will ensure our work crews make every effort to minimise any disruption these essential works may cause.”

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