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8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

31 October 2018

Works to improve water quality, security of supply and reduce leakage get underway in Graiguecullen

Works starting this week will replace 700m of back yard cast iron water mains

  • New service connections will be installed
  • Tackling the high levels of water leakage
  • National Leakage Reduction Programme

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

20 October 2018

Boil Water Notice lifted for Borris Public Water Supply

Boil Water Notice lifted for Borris Public Water Supply

  • Notice lifted following water quality tests
  • Notice applied to 629 customers
  • Water now safe to drink

19 October 2018

Boil Water Notice remains in place for Borris

Pending the results of testing taking place on supply

  • Boil water before consuming
  • Working with Carlow County Council
  • Customer care line at 1850 278 278

18 October 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts launch Think Before You Flush campaign following an estimated 4,600 sewer blockages this year

Sewer blockages are caused by inappropriate items being flushed down toilets

  • Investing in our wastewater network
  • Remember to only flush the 3 Ps
  • The Think Before You Flush Communities

16 October 2018

Do Not Consume Notice lifted for the Borris Public Water Supply in Co Carlow

Boil Water Notice in place as a precautionary measure

  • Boil water before consuming
  • Notice applies to 629 customers
  • Customer care line 1850 278 278

15 October 2018

Do not consume notice for Borris Public Water Supply in Carlow

Notice due to reservoir draining and material entering the network

  • HSE have also been consulted 
  • Water tankers at primary school and reservoir
  • Customer Care Helpline 1850 278 278

25 September 2018

Remaining Water Conservation Orders lifted as levels return to normal

Order lifted in Southern, Eastern and Midlands regions

  • Excellent conservation efforts made by homes and businesses 
  • Probability of an outage is now very low
  • Please continue to conserve water 

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

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