Boil Water Notice lifted for Avoca Ballinaclash Public Water Supply

Following consultation with the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Wicklow County Council are pleased to confirm that the Boil Water Notice for the area supplied by the Avoca Ballinaclash Public Water Supply has been lifted following the results of drinking water quality tests.

Precautionary measure following failure in treatment process

The Boil Water Notice had been put in place as a precautionary measure following a failure in the treatment process which impacted on the UV disinfection treatment at the Water Treatment Plant serving the Avoca Ballinaclash Public Water Supply.

Irish Water completed a number of upgrades at the plant

Irish Water drinking water compliance, Asset Delivery and operational experts worked with colleagues in Wicklow County Council to resolve this situation as soon as possible. Irish Water have completed the installation of a number of upgrades at the plant to prevent this failure from happening again and to safeguard the future water supply for the area.

Verification works, including sampling, have been carried out

Verification works, including sampling, have been carried out and, following consultation with the HSE, the Boil Water Notice has now been lifted. Irish Water acknowledge the impact and inconvenience caused by this BWN to homes and businesses in the Avoca, Ballinaclash area. Irish Water wish to thank the community for their patience and cooperation while they worked to resolve this issue.

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