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19 September 2018

Innovative treatment solutions proposed for Carlow as Irish Water submits planning applications

Sustainable solution for the long term treatment of wastewater sludge

  • Reed bed acts as natural filter for sludge 
  • Contract signed with Glan Agua 
  • Environmental, compliance and financial benefits

6 September 2018

National Leakage Reduction Programme will improve water supply in Bagenalstown

Kilcarrig Street, Pairc Muire, Station House Road, Hurley’s Lane and Kilree Street  

  • 2.5 km of old mains to be replaced 
  • Works involve decommissioning old back yard mains
  • Improve water quality and reduce high levels of leakage

3 September 2018

Water Conservation Order (Hosepipe Ban) extended in some areas until 30 September to safeguard water supplies

Water Conservation Order remains in place in the following counties:

  • Dublin, Louth, Meath, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois
  • Offaly, Westmeath, Carlow, Wicklow, Wexford
  • Waterford, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary

28 August 2018

Improved water supply for customers in Graiguecullen, Co. Carlow

Project will improve water quality and reduce high leakage levels

  • Decommissioning of 3.6 kilometres of aging mains
  • Works will involve some short-term water shut offs
  • Customers can contact 1850 278 278 for queries

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

Customers in Kilkenny, Carlow & Wexford to continue to conserve water as more warm weather is forecast

Demand for water is outstripping supplies as warm weather continues

  • Please continue to report all leaks on the public network
  • Urgent need to preserve our scarce water resources
  • Every effort you make at home or at work will help

2 August 2018

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

The average person uses 129 litres of water a day   

  • 56% believe they use less than 50 litres per day
  • 34% believe they use between 51 and 200 litres per day
  • 10% believe they use over 200 litres per day

27 July 2018

Extension confirmed for duration of Water Conservation Order and continuance of water pressure reductions in the Greater Dublin Area

Water supply situation will remain critical up to and possibly beyond mid-August. 

  • Rainfall will not be at a level to assist recovery of raw water sources
  • Water Conservation Order extended to 31 August
  • Continuance of GDA water restrictions for further 2 weeks

20 July 2018

Continued urge for homes and businesses to conserve water despite change in weather

Water supplies under pressure due to drought conditions

  • It will take sustained rainfall to replenish raw water levels
  • Please continue to conserve water where possible
  • Report any leaks you see on the public network 

6 July 2018

Night time restrictions in Carlow central regional public water supply as national conservation order (hosepipe ban) comes into effect

Demand for water is outstripping supplies as warm weather continues

  • Please continue to report all leaks on the public network
  • Urgent need to preserve our scarce water resources
  • Every effort you make at home or at work will help

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