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Drinking Water Restriction Notice remains in place for customers on the Ballyragget Water Supply Scheme

The drinking water restriction notice that was issued for the Ballyragget Water Supply Scheme remains in place and should not be consumed by babies under six months of age. This is due to elevated levels of nitrates in the water supply.

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16 February 2018

Irish Water addressing long-standing issues with Ballydesmond water supply, Co. Cork

Project will provide a more secure, reliable and better quality water supply

  • Works will begin in coming weeks
  • Project will end long-standing issues with supply
  • Customer care information

15 February 2018

Ageing water mains to be replaced in Cavan delivering significant improvements to customers

Blacklion Water Mains Replacement Project

  • Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Works due to commence week starting 26 February
  • Project to be completed in 14 weeks

14 February 2018

Upgrade to the water and wastewater infrastructure in Clonee, Bracetown and Dunboyne

Project will increase the capacity of the network supplying homes and businesses

  • New pumping station at Loughshallagh
  • 4.5km of new water and sewer networks
  • Works will commence summer 2018

13 February 2018

Water supply returning in Athlone over the course of the afternoon

Outages due to a burst water main on the Ballymahon Road

  • Reservoir is now refilling
  • Alternative water supplies provided until supply is restored
  • Customer care helpline 1850 278 278

12 February 2018

Water supply being restored in Athlone following completion of works

Burst water main occurred on the Ballymahon Road at 1am this morning

  • Normal water supply will return this evening and tomorrow
  • High lying areas may still experience low pressure
  • Alternative supply for those experiencing prolonged issues

12 February 2018

Burst main causing disruption to supply in Ballinure and Killenaule area

Crews are on site and have completed repairs on the burst pipe

  • May take up to 36 hours for normal supply to be restored
  • Water tankers available at a number of locations
  • Customer care line is open 24/7 on 1850 278 278

12 February 2018

Tackling high levels of leakage in Tralee to save over 3 million litres of water per day

Part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • First Fix Free scheme
  • A more secure and reliable supply
  • Report a Leak

12 February 2018

Major upgrade to the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant commences

Currently the plant services over 40% of the national population 

  • Upgrade will take approximately two years to construct
  • Will accommodate current demand, support planned housing and economic growth 
  • Improve the quality of the treated wastewater discharged to the Liffey estuary.  

9 February 2018

Sewer works underway in vicinity of Dublin City Centre Luas line

Working closely with Dublin City Council and An Garda Siochana to minimise disruption

  • Works at night, 8pm-6am, Sunday to Thursday
  • No weekend or daytime work will be carried out
  • Works completed by St. Patrick’s weekend.

9 February 2018

Essential maintenance work to connect new water main in Kerry Pike area of Cork

Works to take place Thursday and Friday February 15 and 16 February

  • Enhanced security of supply for new and existing developments.
  • More reliable water supply.
  • Customers with queries during works can contact 1850 278 278.

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