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5 August 2020

Water main improvement works on Togher Road, Cork City

Water main improvement works may cause disruption to supply

  • Disruptions - 6pm Thursday 6 August to 6am Friday 7 August
  • May take 2-3 hours to return as water refills the network
  • Works part of the national Leakage Reduction Programme

14 July 2020

Residents in St George’s Terrace, Carrick on Shannon now enjoying more reliable supply

Works completed in St George’s Terrace will reduce leakage in the area

  • Replacement of approx. 242m of old and damaged pipes
  • New pipes made of high density polyethelene (plastic)
  • New water service connections installed

14 July 2020

Water main replacement works underway in Abbey Road and Marlfield Road, Clonmel

Works will ensure a more secure and reliable water supply

  • More than 1,470 metres of old water mains will be replaced
  • Laying of over 65 new water service connections
  • Minimum 48 hour notice for short-term shut offs

7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

3 July 2020

Works to resume in Ballintra to reduce leaks and improve water quality

Works will resume on Monday 6 July

  • Works will take place in line with Government and HSE guidance
  • Works expected to be complete by end August
  • Taffic management and measures to minimise disruption in place

25 June 2020

Delight as Donegal countywide Watermain Rehabilitation Project is nearing completion

Replacement and rehabilitation of approx. 67 kilometres of old watermains

  • Works to reduce burst instances
  • Reduce amount of clean drinking water lost through leaks
  • Installation of new watermains across the county

25 June 2020

Almost 1.9 million litres of water is saved every day by replacing old watermains and fixing leaks in Wicklow

Watermain replacements and leak fixes part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Replacement of almost 20km of ageing watermains
  • 250 leak repairs through the First Fix Free scheme
  • New watermains installed in seven Wicklow areas

15 June 2020

7 million litres of water per week being saved in Carrick on Shannon due to leakage repairs and other works

Works in Carrick on Shannon part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Results were achieved by finding and fixing leaks;
  • Improving management of the district metering area;
  • controlling and managing pressure more effectively

12 June 2020

Progress with leak detection works to safeguard the water supply in Sligo

Works may cause some disruptions throughout June, July and August

  • Areas affected: Larkhill Road; Marheraboy; Woodville;
  • Oakfield; Tracy Avenue; Carrowmore; Ballydoogan Road;
  • Strandhill Road; Knocknarea and surrounding areas

12 June 2020

Water main improvement works in Tubbercurry, Co Sligo are now successfully complete

Improved supply in Tubbercurry as part of our National Leakage Reduction Progamme

  • Replacement of approx 438m of problematic water mains
  • Old pipes replaced with high density polyethylene pipes
  • Benefit is the provision of a more relaible supply

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