County Kilkenny boil water notice finally lifted after seven month wait
A boil water notice that has been imposed upon county Kilkenny community for more than seven months has finally been lifted.
Works on the Paulstown, Choill Rua water supply have been completed and those using the service can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth, Irish Water have confirmed.
In a statement released this evening, an Irish Water spokesperson said: “Irish Water, working in partnership with Kilkenny County Council wishes to notify customers on the Paulstown, Choill Rua water supply that following the completion of remedial measures and the receipt of satisfactory monitoring results, the boil water notice which has been in place is now lifted with immediate effect.
“Following consultation with the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Kilkenny County Council issued a boil water notice on the Paulstown, Choill Rua supply on December 17, 2020. The lifting of the notice today, was also in consultation with the HSE.
“All consumers on the Paulstown, Choill Rua supply can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth.
“Irish Water and the Kilkenny 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,” the statement concluded.