Clare County Council says water restrictions in various locations throughout Clare will remain in place until further notice.



[ClickPress, Mon Jan 18 2010] The Council says the shut offs and restrictions are essential for water conservation.


TEMPORARY PROVISIONS:

Tulla
Water will be turned off in Tulla today, Monday 18th January from 11am to 4pm and again from 8pm to 8am as per ongoing restrictions. Arrangements for delivery of water to Tulla will be arranged later.

Shannon Area
Water will be turned off in the Shannon Area today, Monday 18th January from midday to 5pm and again from 8pm and 8am as per ongoing restrictions.
Static standpipes will be available at the following locations:
? Bealach Bri (near Shannon Gardai Station) from midday to 5pm.
? Dun Áras Housing Estate, Ballycasey from midday to 5pm.
? Woodcross, Cratloe, from 2-4pm.
? Newmarket on Fergus Church, from 2-4pm.

Ennis Area
A static standpipe is still in operation today Monday 18th January from midday to 3pm at the Clarecastle Medical Centre and will continue to be in operation until further notice.

Westbury
Pressures are reduced there today due to restriction in the Limerick City Water Supply.

ONGOING RESTRICTIONS

Public water supply will be shut off in the following areas between the hours of 8pm and 8am, tonight Monday 18th January until further notice:
- Hurdlestown Housing Estate, Broadford
- Sixmilebridge
- Cappa Rossmanagher Group Water Scheme
- Deerpark Group Water Scheme
- Ruan
- Lahinch, Liscannor, Lisdoonvarna, including the areas of Ballycotton, Moymore, Doolin, Luogh and Doonagore
- Scarriff and Tuamgraney
- Tulla
- Newmarket on Fergus
- Cratloe and Bunratty
- Kilmurry and Kilkishen (this will also affect pressure in parts of Quin)

Ennis Area

Public water supply will be shut off in the Acha Bhile Estate, Lahinch Road between the hours of 10pm and 8am tonight Monday 18th January and each night thereafter until further notice.

All other area of Ennis should have their water supply maintained; however some areas of the town may experience low pressure. These shut offs and restrictions are essential for water conservation.

According to Sean Ward, Senior Engineer, Clare County Council: “Clare County Council is very conscious of the problems being experienced by customers throughout Clare due to the current shut-offs of water supply. We also very much appreciate the efforts which people are making in attending to leaks in their own properties and in reporting leaks to the Council.”

Relevant Contact Numbers:
- Pipe Leaks & Bursts Freephone 1850 287 787 (1850 BURSTS)
- All Council offices

Details of water restrictions are available on Clare County Council’s website www.clarecoco.ie.

-ENDS-

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