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35,000 People Won't Have Access To Water In Their Homes Tonight

By James Fenton

June 27, 2017 at 12:24pm

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35,000 people living in Cork won't have access to water in their homes from 11pm tonight to 7am tomorrow morning. 

The outage is due to essential works that need to be carried out on the city’s water pipes.

The council released a statement which says:

"Irish Water plans night-time shutdown of water supply for essential works on Tuesday, June 27  Cork City Council, on behalf of Irish Water,  plan to carry out essential maintenance and repair work on the water network supplying Cork city centre and surrounding areas on Tuesday night. 

Unfortunately, due to the location and nature of this work, it will be necessary to shut down the water supply for parts of the city supplied from the Cork Lower Reservoir from 11pm on Tuesday, June 27, until approximately 7am on Wednesday, June 28.

The supply interruption will affect approximately 35,000 people in Cork city centre and surrounding areas."

Affected areas include parts of the city centre, Douglas Road, South Douglas Road, Boreenmanna Road, Blackrock Road, Ballinlough Road, Barrack Street, Bandon Road, Sunday's Well, Leitrim Street, Gerald Griffin Street, Great William O'Brien Street and surrounding areas in Cork City.

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