6,500 Residents Now Under Boil Water Notice In Co. Tipp


Almost 4,000 customers of Uisce Eireann supplied by the Carrick on Suir or Linguan Public Water Supply scheme are on a Boil Water before use Notice.  The notice is issued in consultation with the HSE and Tipperary County council to protect the public health of the people in the greater Carrick area. Cryptosporidium has been detected in the water supply.

Areas impacted include all customers on the Carrick on Suir (Linguan) Public Water Supply which includes North side of the River Suir as well as Friar Street Upper, Corpse Road, Rack Hill, South Quay and Bridge street on the South side of the River Suir and surrounding areas. The public can view a map of the area affected on the water.ie website and in the attached image.

All consumers affected by this notice must boil their water before drinking.  Water experts are working on resolving the issue for now but in the meantime, all customers on this supply are advised to boil and cool their water before use until further notice. Vulnerable customers who have registered with Uisce Éireann receive direct communication on Boil Water Notices. Customers are reminded that the water is safe to consume once boiled.

Meanwhile 2,500 Uisce Eireann customers are to be included on a Boil Water Notice in the Clonmel area. 

The company says the action is necessary due to operational issues at the local water treatment plant.

The notice is issued to protect the health of approximately 2,500 customers supplied by the Clonmel Poulavanogue Public Water Supply Scheme. 

A map of the area is available to view on the supply and service section of water.ie. 

All consumers affected by this notice must boil their water before drinking.  

The news comes after a Boil Water Notice was put in place for almost 4,000 customer on  the Carrick on Suir Public Supply yesterday due to the detection of cryptosporidium in the Linguan River the water source for large areas of Carrick on Suir 

Updates are available on the water supply updates section of the water.ie website. Uisce Eireann can also be contacted by calling 1 800 278 278.