Public Alert: Boil Water Notice

Public Alert: Boil Water Notice

 Irish Water & Roscommon County Council


Updated 03/02/2016

It has come to the attention of Irish Water and Roscommon County Council that the water supply served by Ballinlough Loughglynn public water scheme is contaminated with Cryptosporidium. On the advice of the Health Service Executive, a boil water notice is being issued. Accordingly, in the interest of public health, it is recommended that all users on the Ballinlough Loughglynn water scheme boil water before use. 

  • Water must be boiled for:
  • Drinking
  • Drinks made with water
  • Preparation of salads and similar foods, which are not cooked prior to eating
  • Brushing of teeth
  • Making of ice

Areas Affected include Ballinlough, Cloonfad, Trien, Cloonkeen, Cloonbunny, Silverfield, Cloonagh, Tonragee, Garanlahan Lowberry and all townlands surrounding these. Semi Private Group schemes served by the public water supply are also affected.  

Please see the Irish Water website and Roscommon County Council website for more details 

Irish Water and Roscommon County Council regret the inconvenience caused to consumers at this time.


North West Regional Manager                                                                                                Director of Services

Irish Water                                                                                                                              Roscommon County Council