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20 January 2020

New environmentally friendly wastewater project will result in significant cost savings and promote biodiversity

Sludge Drying Reed Beds installed at 5 wastewater treatment plants across Co. Carlow

  • Part of new pilot programme
  • Based on natural treatment process
  • Significant environmental and cost benefits

20 December 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for all customers on the Whitegate Regional Water Supply with immediate effect

Water being supplied to the area is safe to drink

  • Detailed examination of each stage of the treatment process
  • Improved monitoring and controls
  • We are continuing to carry out improvement works at the plant

16 December 2019

Public urged not to let their festive cooking become a pain in the drain this Christmas

Survey reveals that 58% of the public pour fats, oils and greases down the kitchen sink

  • Almost 8,000 reported sewer blockages cleared this year
  • Survey revealed sink often treated as a bin
  • Play your part by thinking before pouring this Christmas

3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

17 September 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure of water for homes and businesses around Ireland

National Disinfection Programme

  • Over €65 million being invested as part of programme
  • Minimising the risk of Boil Water Notices
  • Upgrades to over 190 sites nationwide to date

17 July 2019

Water conservation campaign launched to encourage the public to use only what they need

52% of the public acknowledge that they waste water

  • We all have to play a part in conserving water
  • Small measures can have a big impact
  • Safe, clean, treated water is not in unlimited supply

10 July 2019

Large water savings in Muine Bheag as homes and businesses set to benefit from latest Irish Water works

Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • A reliable water supply
  • Reduced leaks and improved water quality
  • Improved operation and maintenance

21 June 2019

Homes and businesses to benefit from water network improvement works in Carlow Town

Works commence on June 24th and will run until September 2019

  • Replacing over 1.8km of old, damaged pipes
  • Works along Dublin Street complete by end of August
  • To be carried out in four phases

26 April 2019

Information evening for upcoming works in Carlow Town

Thursday, 2 May at the Seven Oaks Hotel on the Athy road

  • Replacing over 1,854 metres of water mains
  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Short-term water shut offs may be necessary

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