Normal use of Sow drinking water resumes

By Dan Walsh

The Boil Water Notice for the Sow Regional Public Water Supply in effect since November 12th has been lifted with immediate effect. Affected were customers in Ballymurn, Oylegate, Crossabeg, Oulart, The Ballagh, Glenbrien, Curracloe, Screen, Castlebridge and surrounding rural areas.

All affected consumers on the Sow Regional Public Water Supply can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth.

RIVER SOW at EDENVALE

A statement issued this afternoon reads; “Irish Water and Wexford County Council wishes to notify consumers that following completion of remedial measures and the receipt of satisfactory monitoring results, the boil water notice in place is now lifted with immediate effect. This decision follows consultation undertaken with the Health Service Executive.”

Irish Water and the Wexford County Council – Health Service Executive Water Local Liaison Group will continue to meet and review ongoing process control, monitoring and testing of the drinking water supply.

Irish Water and Wexford County Council acknowledge the patience, co-operation and assistance of affected consumers during the period of the Boil Water notice and greatly regrets any inconvenience caused to householders and the business community.

Further information is available on website at www.water.ie.

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