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March
2020

UPDATE: Water outage in Garristown, Thurs 19/3/20

UPDATE: Water outage in Garristown, Thurs 19/3/20

Works to restore water supply to homes and businesses in Garristown

Update 11.30am 19 March 2020 - Repairs have been successfully carried out in Garristown

Irish Water, working with Fingal County Council has successfully carried out repairs to a burst watermain in Garristown and have also carried out repairs at Cottrelstown pumping station. 

Garristown and areas supplied by Cottrelstown pumping station are currently being impacted by disruption to their supply as the reservoir is refilling. 

Once the reservoir has refilled, normal water supply will begin to be restored. Full water supply may take 1-2 hours to return as water refills the network. 

Irish water and Fingal County Council have provided an alternative water supply for impacted customers beside the National School and at the Petrol Station in Garristown village.

Every effort to ensure that the alternative drinking water supply provided, including the IBC and dispensing tap, are adequately disinfected. However, as it is not practical to provide sterilised containers for the public to transport drinking water to their homes, we cannot guarantee that any containers used by the public do not negatively impact or contaminate the drinking water. Therefore people are advised to boil this water before use.

Irish Water understands the inconvenience when a burst occurs and thanks customers for their patience while we work to repair the burst and restore normal supply to impacted customers. Irish Water and Fingal County Council regrets any inconvenience caused.

More information

Our customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278 and customers can also contact us on Twitter @IWCare with any queries.  For updates visit our Supply and Services section of our website. 03 2020
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Original SMS Content: UPDATE: Water outage in Garristown, Thursday 19th March 2020 - Water to be restored this afternoon Please see www.fingal.ie "Receive Alerts" bottom of Home Page

Author; Fingal County Council Categories: Water Disruptions, Fingal County Council

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Fingal County Council

Fingal County Council launche dthis Fingal Alerts service during 2014. This means that if you live or work in Fingal then you can receive alerts directly from the Council as soon as they are issued through the service by SMS Text Message, Email, Smartphone App and social media. It is free to register for an account and Fingal County Council also deliver the text messages so there is no charge to receive text message alerts. Fingal County Council currently provides alerts for the following service categories:
  1. Water Alerts via Irish Water: Text and Email alerts for Water Disruptions, Burst Mains or Boil Water Notifications
  2. Scheduled Road Works and Road Closures: Alerts will include affected areas and offer advice on diversions
  3. Flood Alerts: If there is a risk of flooding for a specific area then you will receive SMS, App and Email alerts
  4. Severe Weather Warnings: Orange and Red status alerts issued by Met Eireann forward on by the Council
  5. Planning Alerts: Local Planning Application Alerts and Local Area Plan Updates
  6. Community Alerts: These will be used for local events taking place in Fingal, eg. Festivals, Parades, etc.