The water supply situation to 12.00am last night was as follows:
2nd January 2011: Production: 543.4Mld Demand: 507Mld
This means we gained 36Mld during the day. Storage at Stillorgan is 581Mld this morning. Given this rate of progress we brought forward the review to this morning. We are very conscious that the restrictions (because of the nature of the system) have affected some more than others.
However we intend to stagger the cut offs from tonight so that those areas most affected will only be cut off every second night. The base hours for restrictions and cut offs over the next few days are set out below:
Tankers have been sent to the following locations Monday 3rd January 2011 (10:00 until 16:00):
- Artane Castle, Shopping Centre (Off Skellys lane), Coolock.
- Hampton Wood, St. Margarets Rd,
- Captains Rd, Crumlin
- Blackhall Place, Smithfield
We also have a number of mobile tankers available to respond to areas as needed.
These locations may change in response to need. We would ask consumers to bring their own containers.
The Civil Defence are providing invaluable assistance in dealing with nursing homes, hospitals and other vulnerable consumers.
The following locations may experience loss of supply due to localised problems:
|Celtic park avenue|
|Parts of Crumlin and Drimnagh|
Dublin City Council appeals to the owners/operators of car washes which use mains water to discontinue their use for the duration of the current water supply crisis. Similarly, we ask owners of private cars to refrain from washing them for the moment.
List of Areas and Water Restrictions
Water shuts will be as follows
Mon 3rd 18:00(3rd) to 07:00(4th)
Tue 4th 19:00(4th) to 07:00 (5th)
|Zone**||Name||Monday 3rd Jan-Tuesday 4th Jan|
|1||Ballyboden System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|2||Slievebloom System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|3||Ballyfermot System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|4||Blackhorse Bridge System||Pressure reductions with possible loss of water|
|5||Navan Road System||Pressure reductions with possible loss of water|
|6||Mespil Road System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|7||Anglesea Road System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|8||Rialto Bridge System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|9||Merrion Gates System||Pressure reductions with possible loss of water|
|10||Belcamp System||Pressure reductions with possible loss of water|
|11||Clarehall System||Pressure reductions with possible loss of water|
|12||Shanliss System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|13||HomeFarm Road System||None|
|14||Rathlin System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|15||Finglas System||Pressure reductions with possible loss of water|
|16||Summerhill System||Pressure reductions with possible loss of water|
|17||Christchurch System||Pressure reductions with possible loss of water|
|18||Brunswick Street System||Shut 6pm -7am|
|19||Sillogue Tower System||Shut 6pm -7am|
Customers should be aware that unlike some other utilities, water distribution systems cannot be operated and managed to the point where the exact locations and precise times at which the effects of pressure alternations (both increases and decreases) will be experienced, however we do make every effort to ensure that the times and areas effected are limited to those mentioned above.
We would like to thank people for their patience and cooperation and we would ask that people report locations where they see water running/rising to the contacts given below.
Bogus callers may use the current water problems to gain access to houses. If a member of Dublin City Council calls to a property they will always carry and produce identification. If the caller asks you to check the flow of water at the taps, close the door fully while you do so. If you are in any doubt do not allow access.
Emergency Number 01-6796186(outside office hours only)