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28 March 2019

Upgrading the sewer network in towns across Co. Laois

Part of our Sewer Rehabilitation Programme in the region

  • Addressing structural defects in the networks
  • Works carried out using non-dig technology
  • Over 6,000 blockages cleared in 2018

27 March 2019

Replacing ageing Water Mains in Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Works will create more reliable water supply for all customers

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Replacement 344 metres of aged cast iron
  • May involve short-term water shut offs

13 March 2019

Network Improvement Works may cause water disruptions in parts of Portlaoise

Possible overnight interruptions due to works

  • From tonight March 13 until 5.30am Thursday March 14
  • Supply may take 2-3 hours to fully return
  • Providing a more reliable and sustainable supply 

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

7 March 2019

Ageing Water Mains replacement in Mountmellick

Works will improve security of supply for local community

  • Project is part of Leakage Reduction Programme
  • A more reliable water supply for customers
  • 1km of problematic cast iron mains will be replaced

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

3 December 2018

La Bergerie Water Treatment Plant in Portarlington officially opens following €2.7 million investment by Irish Water

A reliable and sustainable water supply for Portarlington and surrounding areas

  • A clean, safe water supply for residents
  • Improving water and wastewater infrastructure
  • Supporting economic and social development 

26 November 2018

Ageing water mains being replaced in Ballylynan, Co. Laois to improve security of supply for local community

The works are expected to be completed by January 2019

  • Reduced leakage on the network
  • Traffic management will be in place
  • National Leakage Reduction Programme

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