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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

2 November 2018

Bennettsbridge water scheme will continue on nightly restrictions due to water shortages

Restrictions will continue from 8pm until 6am each day

  • Customers should have water back by 9am each morning
  • Water supply will be restored to as network refills
  • Please continue to conserve water where possible 

31 October 2018

Castlecomer water scheme to be placed on restriction tonight due to water shortages

Restriction from 10pm tonight until 7am tomorrow morning 

  • Supply will be restored to customers as the network refills
  • It can take a number of hours for the water to return fully
  • Please conserve water

31 October 2018

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

Part of National Leakage Reduction Programme page

  • 500m of new water main pipes will be laid
  • Improved security of water supply
  • Improved water quality

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

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

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 

21 September 2018

Irish Water progresses with new borehole in Bennettsbridge

Demand for water exceeding the available raw water in the existing sources

  • Working in conjunction with Kilkenny County Council
  • Work to be completed by early November 2018
  • Updates in our Water Supply Updates section

7 September 2018

Specialised cleaning of water supply network in Clogh-Castlecomer reducing discolouration

Specialised cleaning of water supply network in Clogh-Castlecomer 

  • Work will address issues with manganese build-up in pipes
  • Process involves pumping ice solution into the pipeline
  • Clearer water supply for customers in the area

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

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