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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

31 August 2018

Cleaning of water supply network in Clogh-Castlecomer area to address long-standing issues with discolouration

Cleaning of water supply network in Clogh-Castlecomer area 

  • Long-standing issues with discolouration due to manganese
  • Manganese is a naturally occurring mineral 
  • Work will begin on Tuesday the 4 September

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

23 July 2018

Drinking Water Restriction has been lifted for Ballyragget Water Supply Scheme

Lifting of notice follows installation of new nitrates treatment system at Water Treatment Plant

  • Restriction has now been lifted in consultation with the HSE
  • Water can now be consumed by customers and babies
  • New treatment system has now been installed

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

Public urged to conserve water as drought conditions continue

Driest June on record since 1850

  • Please conserve water and protect supplies
  • National Water Conservation Order in place
  • Please continue to report all leaks on the public network

5 July 2018

Kilkenny customers urged to continue conserving water during unprecedented dry spell

Night time restrictions on the Bennettsbridge public supply for foreseeable future

  • Prohibition will apply from 8am on Friday, 6 July until midnight 31 July 2018
  • Water Conservation Order in place
  • Please continue to report any leaks on the public network

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