Ireland: 'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin - PressFrom - United Kingdom
  •   
  •   

Ireland'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin

14:40  21 july  2019
14:40  21 july  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

Man (20s) arrested after armed gardaí raid north Dublin house

Man (20s) arrested after armed gardaí raid north Dublin house Gardaí searched the house in Finglas yesterday evening.

Irish water has warned a water restriction is set to be applied in the greater Dublin area as authorities attempt to fix Thousands of people across the country remain without water supply, with the new restrictions set The heavy snowfall over the last few days has left thousands without water supply.

Irish Water says that burst pipes due to freezing have played a larger part in the outages than people leaving their taps running. “In Dublin three major bursts in the North Docklands, Infirmary Road and Skerries were wasting the equivalent of the daily water usage of Balbriggan which has a population of

'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin © Shutterstock Chalermchai Chamnanyon File photo

PROPERTIES ACROSS NORTH Dublin have been left with low water pressure after a “major burst” on a water main.

The burst happened on a 600mm diameter water main on the Drumcondra Road at about 7.30am today.

A spokesperson for Irish Water confirmed that the company is working with Dublin City Council to restore full water pressure.

The incident has left parts of the north inner city, Drumcondra, Fairview, Clontarf, Raheny, Whitehall, Artane, Cabra and Glasnevin with low water pressure.

'Major burst' leaves people without water in north Dublin © Getty Irish Water and Dublin City Council are working to restore full water pressure in the affected areas.

Traffic management is in place, and crews are at the scene to repair the burst and restore full pressure as soon as possible.

Suspected arson in Japan anime studio leaves up to 13 dead

Suspected arson in Japan anime studio leaves up to 13 dead Suspected arson in Japan anime studio leaves up to 13 dead

Ten thousand consumers are without water in County Kerry due to a burst water main in the centre of Killarney. Irish Water confirmed to RTE News that the water main from Sheheree to Coolcorcoran burst on Park Road, close to Aldi and Tesco supermarkets. The water soon flooded the main roads

Find out where the Dublin North -South divide originated and how it has become a central part of the culture of the city. During the 19th and 20th centuries, Henrietta Street transformed from the ultimate Dublin address into multi-family tenements for the city’s poor.

The spokesperson said Irish Water is encouraging customers to conserve water while these works are under way, stating:

We are urging customers to conserve water by not running taps needlessly, taking showers instead of baths and to postpone using dishwashers and washing machines where possible.

They added that both the company and the council “wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused by these essential works”.

More information and the latest updates can be read here or obtained by calling Irish Water on 1850 278 278.

MORE NEWS:

Garda probe after cyclist hospitalised (Independent.ie)

Engine fire on Aer Lingus flight (Irish Mirror)

Family-fun days doomed for crisis (Dublin Live)

Motorcyclist dies in Killeagh crash (Irish Mirror)

Dublin trio break record swimming the North Channel from Northern Ireland to Scotland.
The North Channel is considered one of the toughest open water swims in the world because of extreme cold water temperatures.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 11
This is interesting!