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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

8 March 2019

Female engineers in Irish Water want to inspire girls and young women to choose a career in engineering this International Women’s Day

Highlighting the varied and exciting nature of a career in engineering

  • Irish Water committed to gender equality
  • 50% of our Senior Management Team is female
  • Info on all our events during Engineers Week 2019

28 February 2019

Replacing ageing water mains in Tullow, Co Carlow

Homes and businesses to benefit from a more secure supply as work commences

  • Replacing over 630 metres of ageing pipes
  • Involves laying new water service connections
  • Part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

11 January 2019

Much improved water supply for Carlow town

Over 180,000 litres of water being saved every day

  • Project replaced over 600m  of old pipework on Tullow Street
  • Successful collaboration with Carlow County council
  • Part of the Leakage Reduction Programme

20 December 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts remind the public to Think Before You Pour this Christmas

Raising awareness of the damage caused by pouring FOGs down the drain 

  • Over 6,000 sewer blockages so far this year
  • Never pour fats oils and greases down the kitchen sink
  • Working in partnership with Clean Coasts

12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

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

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