Water Supply Restored To 750 Athlone Customers

Written 1 week ago by Newsroom


Hundreds of customers in the Athlone area have had their water restored after over two days of disruption.

Irish Water says that levels at Annagh reservoir are now back to normal, meaning customers in Ballykeeran, Glasson, Mount Temple, Ories and Annagh now have their supply back.

The stoppage occurred after a major burst on a water main on the Ballymahon Road on Tuesday morning.

Irish Water says a full replacement of that water main will begin in January.

 

Full Irish Water statement:

Irish Water worked in partnership with Westmeath County Council over recent days to repair the burst water main on Ballymahon Road and to restore the water supply to all customers in Ballykeeran,  Glasson, Mount Temple, Ories and Annagh.  The burst water main on the Ballymahon Road was repaired on Tuesday and the water levels in the Annagh Reservoir were restored to normal levels over the last 48 hours.

Irish Water are pleased to confirm that works to fully replace this water main on the Ballymahon Road is scheduled to begin in January 2018 which will provide a more reliable water supply for customers.

Irish Water and Westmeath County Council apologise to customers who were impacted by the burst and water outage as the water levels in the Annagh Reservoir restored. We thank residents and businesses for their patience and understanding while a normal water supply was restored to all customers.  Customers can contact the Irish Water customer care helpline on 1850 278 278 if they have any follow-up queries.