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Boil Water Notice on Fews Public Water Supply lifted with immediate effect

Irish Water, working in partnership with Waterford City and County Council, wishes to advise that the Boil Water notice that was issued on the Fews Public Water Supply on 28 October is now lifted with immediate effect. The notice has been lifted following the completion of remedial measures and the receipt of satisfactory monitoring results. This decision follows consultation undertaken with the Health Service Executive.

Ronan Walsh, Irish Water said: “All consumers on the Fews Public Water Supply can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth.

“Irish Water and the Local Authority/Health Service Executive Water Liaison Group will continue to meet and will review ongoing process control, monitoring and testing of the drinking water supply.”

The Irish Water Customer Contact Centre (1800 278 278) is available to answer customer queries in relation to this water notice. Further information is available on

Irish Water and Waterford City and County Council acknowledge the patience, cooperation and assistance of the general public during the period of the boil water notice and greatly regrets any inconvenience caused to householders and the business community.

Irish Water continues to work at this time with our Local Authority partners, contractors and others to safeguard the health and well-being of both staff and the public and to ensure the continuity of critical drinking water and wastewater services. Irish Water would like to remind people to follow the HSE COVID-19 advice and ensure frequent handwashing.


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