Repair work continues across the county


In the wake of ex-Hurricane Ophelia, continued efforts are underway to restore power and water shortages across the county.

Power has been restored to the Knockanarrigan Water Treatment Plant, and the water supply will be restored to customers as the network recharges, according to A water tanker will remain at the Post Office in Knockanarrigan until full service is restored.

Due to a power outage at the water treatment plant in Kilballyowen, Aughrim, water supply to around 20 customers in the area has been disrupted. A water tanker is in place at Hazelhill Housing Estate, Annacurra, and customers must bring their own containers.

Customers are advised that water must be boiled before drinking.

A power outage is also affecting the Rathdangan Water Treatment Plant. Customers in the area currently have a water supply, but the water level in the reservoir is decreasing.

Customers in the Rathdangan area are asked to conserve their water supply until power has been restored to the plant.

Power outages

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia also had an impact on power supplies across the county, and the ESB is currently in the process of repairing any faults.

In the Rathdrum area, over 900 customers are affected by outages, and these are estimated to be fixed by the weekend.

In Annacurragh, 26 customers are affected but power should be restored by tomorrow evening.

Over 330 customers are affected in the Stratford/Knockanarrigan area, and over 240 in the Rathdangan area, but these should be fixed in the next couple of days.

66 customers are without service in Dunlavin, which should be fixed by Friday, and 19 in the Kilbride area, which should be fixed by Sunday.

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