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Public urged to Think Before You Pour this Easter

With Easter coming up, Clean Coasts and Irish Water are reminding the public not to pour gravy or fats oils and greases (FOGs) from the Easter roast down the sink as 1,500 sewer blockages have been cleared across the country already this year. That’s 125 blockages every single week.

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18 April 2019

Emergency repair works to major leak on Headford Road, Galway now complete

We would like to thank those affected for their patience and cooperation

  • Leak was difficult to locate
  • Three metres under dual carriageway
  • Traffic management was in place

18 April 2019

Improving water supply in the Rosscarbery area

Replacing 400 metres of problematic water mains in the Froe area

  • Works get underway on April 23
  • Old pipes replaced with modern plastic pipes
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

18 April 2019

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in some counties

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

18 April 2019

Public information evening about upcoming works in Howth

Works will safeguard supply for over 20,000 residents and businesses in the area

  • Information evening Tuesday, April 30 
  • Constructing a new 6km water main
  • Works scheduled to commence on May 13

17 April 2019

Boil Water Notice issued for Ballymahon Public Water Supply

Notice issued to protect the health of approximately 8,247 people

  • In place as a precautionary measure
  • Customers advised to boil water until further notice
  • List of actions that should be taken

17 April 2019

Creating a more reliable water supply in Ballindine

Replacing 1.9 kilometres of ageing water mains and service connections

  • Works due to be completed 23 April
  • Works will take place on the L1510 Scardaune Road
  • Works may involve short-term water shut offs

17 April 2019

Efforts to repair major leak on Headford Road, Galway are ongoing

Major repair will be undertaken overnight, tonight

  • Leak is over three metres under dual carriageway

  • Traffic management will be in place tonight

  • Water to be delivered to businesses 

16 April 2019

Water supply being restored in Rathpeacon/Whites Cross area of Cork

Burst water main has been repaired

  • Supply returning in Rathpeacon & Whites Cross
  • Crews were working since Monday morning
  • Full supply may take some time to return

16 April 2019

Leitir Móir water mains replacement works

Works will ensure a more reliable water supply for locals

  • Replacing over 1.2kms of old water mains
  • Works will reduce bursts and outages
  • Traffic management will be in place

16 April 2019

Restoring water supply in Rathpeacon/Whites Cross, Cork following pipe burst

Working to restore water supply following a burst pipe

  • 100 properties water supply interrupted
  • Expected to be completed later this evening
  • Temporary water station in place

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