#OPHELIA: Irish Water restores services across Limerick

Irish Water said there was “less than 600 customers” in county Limerick who are without water as of this Wednesday

Irish Water said there was “less than 600 customers” in county Limerick who are without water as of this Wednesday

IRISH Water has said it has restored services to those who had seen their supply impacted by Storm Ophelia.

Water has now been restored to Herbertstown in County Limerick as of this Wednesday evening, meaning there are no longer any customers in Limerick without supply as a result of the storm.

Affected areas from Monday’s storm had included Hospital, Caherconlish, Doon, Oola, Castletown/Ballyagran, Athlacca, Pallasgreen, Kilteely, Anglesboro and Ballylanders.

At its peak, there were 109,000 customers nationally with no supply after Monday’s storm, with the counties of Cork and Waterford worst affected.

As of this Wednesday evening, around 1,000 homes around Limerick also remain without power.

Meanwhile, Met Eireann has issued a status yellow weather warning for Munster, with heavy rainfalls predicted. 

The warning says that heavy rain is expected, with accumulations between 30 and 50 mm possible. It is a 24 hour notice in effect from midnight tonight, Wednesday,