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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

14 December 2018

Upgrade of water supply will have big benefits for Gowran, Goresbridge and Paulstown

Bringing benefits to 1,225 residential and business properties in these areas

  • Construction of a new water treatment plant
  • Ensuring a safe, secure and reliable drinking water supply
  • Projects and Plans

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

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

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