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Irish Water Taking Customer Calls from Tuesday 29th April 2014

Irish Water is the new national water utility and is now responsible for managing the delivery of water services to homes and businesses in Ireland. As part of this role they have setup a call centre to handle their Customer Service Requests.  The Local Authority will no longer be taking these requests as and from Tuesday 29th April 2014.

Irish Water is responsible for

  • Drinking Water supply    
  • Drinking Water quality   
  • Wastewater

For further information or to report an issue please contact Irish Water by one of the following;


Twitter:                        @IrishWater

Telephone:                 1890 278 278 (LoCall)

Minicom:                     1890 378 378 (For hearing impaired customers with minicom equipment)

Postal Address:         Irish Water, PO Box 860, South City Delivery Office, Cork City

The Local Authority will remain the point of contact for:

Out of Hours for Water and Drainage Service Requests (Via Fire Service) - 021 4966512
Water Business account queries (Interim until IW ready to take these queries) - 021 4924446
Surface water drainage - 021 4924514
Flood management - 021 4924514
Council Housing Internal Water & Drainage Issues - 021 4298710

Cork City Council Out of Hours Service will continue to operate as normal dealing with Water & Wastewater emergency work that cannot wait until normal working hours.

Non emergency requests are to be transferred to the Irish Water, 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday.

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