Boil water notice lifted in Cahersiveen after 3 weeks

The boil water notice that has been place in Cahersiveen for more than three weeks has been lifted.

Irish Water has confirmed that the notice that came into effect on July 9th after cryptosporidium was detected in the public water supply for Cahersiveen has been lifted with immediate effect.

The notice had affected around 1,370 people.

Irish Water drinking water compliance and operational experts worked with  Kerry County Council to carry out remedial works on the supply.

Margaret Attridge of Irish Water said: “Following a number of satisfactory water samples and consultation with the HSE, the boil water notice is lifted with immediate effect. Irish Water acknowledges and understands the impact of this notice on the people affected and we sincerely regret the inconvenience.”