Prior Warning notices are being posted at designated bathing areas.
An status yellow weather warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Thursday evening and night with accumulations of 25 to 40mm predicted. This is likely to result in overflows from the Irish Water wastewater network resulting in poor water quality at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown bathing areas and beaches during the 2-3 days after the event. Prior Warning notices are being posted at designated bathing areas. Swimming is advised against for the period Thursday 25th June 16:00 to Monday 29th June 13:00.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council bathing water team will be liaising with Irish Water to determine the effects of the rainfall event and will carry out a revised risk assessment of potential risks on Friday. Updates will be issued here and on dlr social media outlets and information will be posted at each of the designated bathing areas. Additional testing of bathing waters will be carried out, if required, and results will be made available on www.beaches.ie. It is expected that these results would be available on Monday June 29th .