Boil water notice issued for West Limerick village

A BOIL water notice (BWN) has been issued for customers in a West Limerick village.

Customers supplied by the Southwest Regional Public Water Supply are advised to boil their water before use.

Areas impacted include North West Dromcolliher Village and surrounding areas.

This notice is being issued to protect the health of approximately 197 customers due to issues with treatment processes at the water treatment plant.

Drinking water experts from Uisce Éireann and Limerick County Council are working to rectify the issues at the treatment plant and lift the notice as quickly and as safely as possible, in consultation with the HSE.

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Duane O’ Brien, Uisce Éireann, regrets the inconvenience to impacted customers, adding, “Public health is Uisce Éireann number one priority and we would like to assure customers that the notice has been put in place to protect public health. We acknowledge the inconvenience caused to homes and businesses and would like to assure customers that we are working to resolve the issue and lift the notice as quickly as possible.”