Castlerea Boil Water Notice lifted

Boil Water Notice on the Castlerea Public Water Supply has been lifted with immediate effect. Uisce Éireann can confirm that, following consultation with the Health Service Executive, customers can now resume normal use of the water supply.

The notice, which was issued on 22 September, was put in place to protect the health of customers following disinfection issues at Longford Springs Water Treatment Plant.

Drinking water experts from Uisce Éireann worked to lift the notice as quickly and safely as possible and following satisfactory water samples the Boil Water Notice has been lifted. Meanwhile, works are progressing to upgrade the water treatment plant.

Uisce Eireann’s Ger Greally acknowledged the impact of the notice on homes and businesses and thanked the community for their support while we worked to lift the notice.

“Uisce Éireann’s primary focus remains the protection of public health and we worked with our stakeholders to lift the notice as quickly as possible.

“We are grateful to customers, elected representatives and the media for their assistance in sharing information on the boil water notice.”

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