Updated | Boil water notice in place for Ballymahon, Edgeworthstown and much of south Longford

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Updated | Boil water notice in place for Ballymahon, Edgeworthstown and much of south Longford

Updated | Boil water notice in place for Ballymahon, Edgeworthstown and much of south Longford

Following advice from the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Longford County Council have issued a boil water notice for the area supplied by the Ballymahon Public Water Supply to protect the health of approximately 8,247 people.

The boil water notice has been put in place as a precautionary measure following a failure in the treatment process at the Abbyshrule Water Treatment Plant.

The areas affected include Edgeworthstown, Abbeyshrule, Carrickboy, Ardagh, Moydow, Carrickedmond, Legan, Ballymahon, Forgney, Kenagh, Barry, Taghshinny, Colehill and surrounding areas in Co Longford.

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