Rathkeale Gets Do Not Drink Notice From Irish Water

After taking advise from the HSE and Limerick County Council, Irish Water has issued a precautionary notice advising residents of Rathkeale not to drink water from the public water supply until further notice. This was as a result of tests which showed it had high levels of turbidity, which is a measure of the cloudiness of water.

According to RTE news, the notice affects an estimated 2,500 customers in Rathkeale town and the Kilcolman area. Residents in these areas are advised not to drink the water or use it to prepare food or to brush their teeth. While Irish Water works to fix the problem, which could take a number of days, supplies of bottled water are being made available at the Rathkeale Church car park in the town. Read more..

October 6, 2018


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