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Do Not Consume Notice remains in place for all customers supplied by the Kiltegan Water Supply Scheme

The Do Not Consume Notice remains in place for all customers supplied by the Kiltegan Water Supply Scheme due to elevated levels of nitrate in the water supply. It is especially important that mains drinking water is not given to bottle fed infants.

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22 May 2018

€2 million contract to upgrade Galway sewers

Upgrade will benefit businesses and residents in the city centre

  • Traffic management plan will be in place
  • No works will be carried out during December
  • No works on William Street/Shop Street/High Street during July and August

21 May 2018

Do Not Drink and Do Not Wash water restriction on Shercock Public Water Supply effective immediately

Notice issued due to elevated levels of chlorine in the water supply

  • Water unsafe for drinking, food preparation and personal hygiene
  • Water tankers will be available in Shercock
  • Issue expected to be resolved in the coming days

21 May 2018

Bellaghy customers now receiving clean, secure water from Charlestown supply and no longer need to boil water before consumption

785 customers removed from Lough Talt boil water notice

  • Areas being removed from the boil water notice
  • Remaining customers must boil water before use
  • Customer care helpline 1850 278 278


21 May 2018

Planned water outage for parts of Athlone and surrounding areas from 6am until 10pm on Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Planned outage due to essential maintenance work at Battery Heights Reservoir

  • Customers asked to conserve water where possible
  • List of areas that may be affected
  • Water supply will restore as the network refills

21 May 2018

Farmers urged to use best practice when spraying pesticides following MCPA detections in drinking water across the country

It is imperative that pesticide users are mindful of best practice when spraying lands

  • Drinking water supplies vulnerable to contamination
  • Detections of pesticides found in drinking water
  • The pesticide MCPA is the main offender

17 May 2018

Boil Water Notice for Aughrim Annacurra Public Water Supply remains in place until further notice

Work continues with Wicklow County Council to resolve the issue.

  • Liaising with the Health Service Executive and the EPA
  • Notice issued following presence of Enterococci in the supply
  • Users of the supply recommended to continue to boil water before use

17 May 2018

Plans unveiled for new Castletownshend sewerage scheme

Castletownshend sewerage scheme to end the discharge of untreated wastewater

  • Development of a new wastewater treatment plant and network infrastructure
  • Information evening in Mary Ann’s Bar & Restaurant, on Thursday, May 24
  • Members of the public are welcome from 5:30pm-7:30pm

17 May 2018

Pupils in St. Columba’s NS Facility for Deaf Children learn about how water is treated

Irish Water visited pupils in St. Columba’s NS Facility for Deaf Children

  • School shown an Irish Sign Language version of the Story of Water video
  • Pupils learned all about how water is treated to ensure it is safe to drink
  • Irish Water staff members performed water experiments for the pupils

16 May 2018

Water Restrictions in place in parts of Athlone Town and surrounding areas from 8pm Wednesday, 16th May to 8am on Thursday, 17th May 2018

A water supply will be maintained to Athlone Town Centre and the West side of Athlone

  • Reservoir levels low following electrical fault at Athlone WTPlant
  • Customers urged to conserve water
  • Updates posted to Water Supply Updates section

16 May 2018

Status of Ardmore Beach in Waterford has been ungraded to ‘Excellent’ in the EPA Bathing Water Quality Report 2017

Ardmore has improved year on year following Irish Water project

  • Beach plays an integral part in the Ardmore's tourism industry
  • Status will increase the value of amenity to locals and tourists
  • Irish Water is committed to addressing wastewater deficiencies

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