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ESB Notification: Discharges to remain constant at 180 cumecs at Inniscarra Dam

The heavy rain last weekend has increased water inflows significantly into the Lee Dam reservoirs at Inniscarra and Carrigadrohid. On Monday, ESB increased its discharge from 150 to 180 cumecs from Inniscarra Dam.

We expect to continue to spill at Inniscarra Dam over the coming week to draw down reservoir levels. There may be associated flooding of roads, land and property adjacent to the banks of the River Lee downstream of Inniscarra.

We continue to closely monitor the situation and are in communication with the local authorities and response agencies in accordance with our normal operating procedures.