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Research shows over 50% of those surveyed underestimate daily usage by half

New research published today shows that over 50% of those surveyed underestimate average daily personal water usage by half. The average person uses 129 litres of water a day.

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17 August 2018

€12 million to be invested in the replacement and rehabilitation of old water mains in Donegal

40km of ageing water mains across 13 priority sections to be replaced

  • Works commencing September 2018
  • Removal of 116 backyard services
  • Residents and businesses will be notified

16 August 2018

Works commence on the third phase of a €5.6 million investment in the Letterkenny Sewerage Scheme

Project will help enable long term social and economic development

  • Increased capacity of wastewater collection network 
  • Project will reduce the incidences of sewer flooding
  • Improved water quality of the River Swilly 

14 August 2018

Irish Water working to ensure Passage West remains open for business during vital works to clean up Cork Lower Harbour

We are working to help end the discharge of untreated sewage into Cork Lower Harbour

  • Road Closure from Monday 13 to Friday 7 September
  • Traffic management plan in place for local community
  • 20,000 homes and businesses will be connected to scheme

10 August 2018

Divers deployed in conjunction with Clare Council as conservation efforts continue

Divers gathered information at a number of locations across the county

  • Leak investigation undertaken
  • Divers measured the volume of water available for production
  • Appropriate positioning of pipes was examined

10 August 2018

Irish Water and Kerry County Council deploy divers across the county as conservation efforts continue

Divers gathered information at six locations across the county

  • Leak investigation undertaken
  • Divers measured the volume of water available for production
  • Appropriate positioning of pipes was examined

9 August 2018

National Leakage Reduction Programme continues to improve water supply in Louth

Programme of works continue in a number of locations across the county 

  • In partnership with Louth County Council
  • Benefits include a more reliable water supply
  • Reduced leakage and improved water quality

9 August 2018

Leakage Reduction Programme to improve security of supply continues in Co. Meath

The project will replace 1.2km of aging iron water mains

  • Works involve laying new water service connections
  • Works limited to short sections to minimise impact on customers
  • Customers can contact 1850 278 278 for queries

9 August 2018

New project in Kinsale to provide a more reliable and secure water supply for the local community

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works will take place on Barrack Hill, Knocknabohilly
  • A more secure and reliable supply for Kinsale
  • Reduced risk of contamination 

8 August 2018

Water main replacement work uncovers medieval Carlow Town wall

Section of medieval Carlow Town wall uncovered during works

  • Project part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Coordinating with Carlow County Council and National Monuments Service
  • More to follow

3 August 2018

Leakage reduction project underway in Hospital Co. Limerick

The project will replace 1.9km of water mains

  • Project to be completed by the end of September
  • Works to be limited to short sections to minimise impact on customers
  • Customer can contact 1850 278 278 fo queries

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