Belfast residents can call 0800 707 6965 for information on where to get water and what other assistance the council can give.
Emergency water supplies are available from three Belfast City Council leisure centres – Avoniel, Olympia and Whiterock. Subject to supplies being available from NI Water, there is a limit of 20 litres per person and householders must bring their own containers.
The council also is advising people to boil the water before drinking it.
Shower facilities are available, free of charge, at all Belfast City Council leisure centres, although Andersonstown and Avoniel currently are without mains supplies.
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