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Ireland Boil water notice affecting 600,000 people stays in place until Tuesday at earliest

21:00  08 november  2019
21:00  08 november  2019 Source:   independent.ie

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affecting 600 , 000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath is to stay in place until next Tuesday at the earliest . Irish Water said the HSE was seeking three more clear results from daily water sampling at the The final test will be processed and analysed and results should be available on Tuesday ,” Irish

A BOIL WATER notice , issued on Monday and currently in place for areas of Dublin, Meath and Kildare, will remain in place until at least In a statement this evening, Irish Water ’s managing director Niall Gleeson said the notice will not be lifted until Tuesday at the earliest as water testing

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The boil water notice affecting 600,000 people in Dublin, Kildare and Meath is to stay in place until next Tuesday at the earliest.

Irish Water said the HSE was seeking three more clear results from daily water sampling at the Leixlip Water Treatment Plant.

Three samples taken on consecutive days so far have been tested and returned ‘satisfactory’ results but fresh samples are required to prove consistency in the plant’s performance.

“Work will continue over the weekend to complete the testing. The final test will be processed and analysed and results should be available on Tuesday,” Irish Water said.

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More than 600 , 000 people are into the 7th day of boiling their drinking water as a result. In a message posted to Twitter, Irish Water said: "We continued to collect water quality samples over the weekend. Leixlip Boil Water Notice : Monday 11 November 11am. The notice remains in place .

Boil water notice affecting 615, 000 people remains in place ahead of Leixlip plant audit. Irish Water unsure what effect rainfall warning will have on boil water notice . Boil water notice impacting 600 , 000 people lifted with immediate effect . Boil water notice remains in place following EPA tests.

The Environmental Protection Agency carried out a full audit of the plant today to try to identify ways of improving treatments processes in the short term to bolster the longer-term recommendations it has already made.

Irish Water said: “We expect the EPA will publish their audit and in consultation with them Irish Water will agree an action plan based on the recommendations.”

In Ireland, the second boil water notice concerning my local reservoir at Leixlip has just been announced, to my genuine surprise. (Stock picture) In Ireland, the second boil water notice concerning my local reservoir at Leixlip has just been announced, to my genuine surprise. (Stock picture)

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