A number of villages in East Clare will be without water supply following a major break on the water network near Sooreeney Cross in Sixmilebridge.
The areas without water or have reduced water supply until further notice include Kilmurry, Quin, Kilkishen, O’Callaghans Mills and Tulla.
A number of group water schemes are also affected including Ballycar GWS, Deerpark GWS, Drumline GWS, Killanena GWS, Lackyle GWS, Corbally Danganbrack GWS, Cullane GWS, Caherkine GWS, Ballymarkham GWS, Knocknagoug GWS.
Traffic diversions are also in place. Traffic coming from Kilmurry will be diverted onto the Mart Road from Kilmurry to Sixmilebridge. Traffic from Sixmilebridge to Kilmurry will be diverted at Sooreeney Cross.
HGV’s coming from and into Sixmilebridge will be diverted via Cratloe and/or Shannon.
Water tankers are available for water distribution at Kilmurry National School and outside the church in Quin until 4pm today.