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Boil Water Notice on Birr Public Water Supply lifted with immediate effect

Tuesday, 5 September 2023: Uisce Éireann would like to notify customers supplied by the Birr Public Water Supply, that the Boil Water Notice issued on Wednesday, 30 August is now lifted with immediate effect. This follows consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE). 

All customers supplied by the Birr Public Water Supply can now resume normal use of the water supply for drinking, food preparation and brushing teeth.

Jim Fitzgerald, Uisce Éireann, acknowledged the impact of this notice on the community.

“Uisce Éireann wishes to thank everyone for their patience, co-operation, and assistance during this Boil Water Notice and we greatly regret any inconvenience caused to homes and businesses in the community.”

The Uisce Éireann Customer Contact Centre (1800 278 278) is available to answer customer queries in relation to the lifting of this water quality notice. 

Uisce Éireann is responsible for delivering public drinking water and wastewater services for the people of Ireland. We are committed to enabling communities to thrive by continuously upgrading and developing critical infrastructure to support sustainable growth and development, providing safe drinking water, and enhancing the environment. To find out more visit

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