More than 1,000 homes and businesses still without water in the Premier

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Over a thousand householders and businesses in the Ballinure and Killenaule areas remain without water this morning.

It follows a burst main near the reservoir in South Tipperary yesterday which has now been repaired.

However due to the extent of the leak both the reservoir and network supply were drained and it wont fully be replenished until this evening.

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In the meantime water tankers have been set up at a number of locations as Irish Water Operations Lead for Tipperary Duane O’Brien explains

Water tankers have been set up in the Glengoole and Killenaule areas today for householders hit by the major pipe burst.

Water levels are now slowly being replenished but it could be up to five this evening before its fully restored.

Irish Water Operations Lead for Tipperary Duane O’Brien says its affected a lot of customers