Uisce Eireann and Waterford Council have lifted a Boil Water Notice for Waterford City and County with immediate effect following consultation from the HSE.
Over 63,000 customers supplied by the Adamstown, Stradbally and Ballylaneen Water Treatment Plants were affected by the notice which came into effect at Midnight on Wednesday.
All customers served by these plants including Waterford City, Tramore, Dunmore East, Passage East, Crooke, Faithlegg, Cheekpoint, Stradbally, Ballylaneen, Kill, Bonmahon, Kilmeaden/Butlerstown, Ballyduff and surrounding areas can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth.
It was a precautionary measure to protect public health due to planned industrial action, arising from a dispute between the Unite Trade Union and 12 Local Authorities.
In a statement issued to WLR News this morning, Uisce Eireann's Ronan Walsh has thanked the impacted communities across Waterford City and County for their patience and support.
Uisce Éireann’s says its primary focus remains the protection of public health and it took the necessary steps to protect public health by imposing Boil Water Notices on these schemes. Following an assessment this morning on the treatment plants and processes post-strike
The Uisce Éireann Customer Contact Centre, open 24/7 on freephone 1800 278 278, is available to answer queries in relation to the lifting of this notice. Further information is available on www.water.ie.