Works to replace the old watermain from Miltown Malbay to Mullagh are set to begin in November.
A reoccurrence of beach closures in Clare cannot be allowed to happen in high season again, the Cathaoirleach of the West Clare Municipal District has stated.
A burst main has caused a water outage in parts of West Clare.
Irish Water have been described as “a pure disaster to deal with” by West Clare councillors.
Temporary water tankers are to be made available should the mains supply in Miltown Malbay continue to be affected.
Planned works in Clarecastle as part of the town and village renewal scheme will not proceed until Irish Water have tended to issues along Quay Rd and Barrack St.
Criticism with the “layers of bureaucracy” in Irish Water have been voiced by North-West Clare councillors, while it has been confirmed that the proposed replacement of the old watermain from Miltown Malbay to Mullagh will commence during the first quarter of 2021.
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (FG) has confirmed he will seek an update from Irish Water on outdated infrastructure in West Clare will be improved.
A permanent solution to water outages in Miltown Malbay is “urgently needed”.
*Photograph: John Mangan Miltown Malbay residents have highlighted their concern at being unable to follow recommended advice from leading health…