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Plans progress for a sustainable and environmentally friendly wastewater facility for Lixnaw

The residents of Lixnaw and surrounding communities will enjoy significant health, environmental and economic benefits as a result of a new Integrated Constructed Wetlands (ICW) for the village.

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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

16 May 2018

Project to tackle high levels of leakage to begin in Carlow as part of €500m national Leakage Reduction Programme

Project will significantly improve supply for local customers

  • Better water quality and pressure
  • Reduce supply disruptions due to bursts or leaks
  • Drop-in information evening on Monday, May 21

15 May 2018

Plans unveiled to upgrade the wastewater treatment networks in Kilrush and Kilkee

Drop-in information event details:

  • Kilrush on Tuesday May 22 from 5-8pm
  • Kilkee on Wednesday May 23 from 5-8pm
  • Customer Care helpline 1850 278 278

14 May 2018

Irish Water staff visit St Patrick’s De La Salle NS to share the story of water with local pupils

Pupils learned about the complex process involved in treating water

  • Think before you flush
  • Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Protecting our environment

11 May 2018

Boil water notice issued on the Lough Talt public water supply remains in place

HSE advised that notice should be extended during high risk cryptosporidium period

  • HSE investigating reported cases of cryptosporidiosis
  • Customers reminded to continue to boil water before consumption
  • HSE advice for making up infant formula

11 May 2018

Business customers in Tipperary to receive new water meters to provide more accurate billing for commercial water usage

New meters have in-built drive-by technology to allow for faster and more frequent meter readings

  • Regional Meter Replacement Programme launched 2017
  • Programme underway in Sligo, Roscommon, Donegal, Limerick & Galway
  • Means of detecting water leaks

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