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Donaghmoyne GWS Do Not Consume Notice

Donaghmoyne GWS Do Not Consume Notice

Public Alert: Drinking Water Restriction 

Donaghamoyne GWS

Date of Drinking Water Restriction Notice: 1st October 2020

Ongoing issues at Donaghamoyne GWS water treatment plant have resulted in elevated levels of manganese being detected leaving the treatment plant and in the Donaghmoyne GWS network. The drinking water quality is considered to be considerably compromised and an immediate risk to your health

As a result and following consultation with the Health Service Executive (HSE) and Monaghan County Council, Donaghamoyne GWS are issuing a Do Not Consume Notice with immediate effect to protect the health of all consumers on this scheme. This Do Not Consume Notice applies to all customers served by Donaghamoyne GWS. 

IMPORTANT: Boiling your water will not render it safe to drink.

1: Please use an alternative safe source of drinking water (e.g. Bottled Water) for the following:

• Drinking

• Preparing Drinks made with water

• Cooking of Food.

• Food Preparation including washing and preparation of salads and similar foods, which are not cooked prior to eating

• Brushing of teeth and/or gargling

• Making of ice. However, ensure you first discard all existing ice cubes in fridges and freezers and filtered water in fridges

IMPORTANT: Water from the hot tap of kitchen or bathroom sinks is not safe to drink.

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Original SMS Content: Donaghamoyne Group Water Scheme have issued a donot consume notice with immediate effect to all customers connected to the scheme.