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3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

17 September 2019

Public input sought on site selection for Regional Sludge Hub Centres

Consultation opens on 24 September and closes on 22 October 2019

  • Inviting feedback from public and interested stakeholders
  • 3 regional sludge hub centres
  • Based on environmental, planning, economic & technical factors

17 September 2019

Upgrade works ensure clean, safe and secure of water for homes and businesses around Ireland

National Disinfection Programme

  • Over €65 million being invested as part of programme
  • Minimising the risk of Boil Water Notices
  • Upgrades to over 190 sites nationwide to date

17 July 2019

Water conservation campaign launched to encourage the public to use only what they need

52% of the public acknowledge that they waste water

  • We all have to play a part in conserving water
  • Small measures can have a big impact
  • Safe, clean, treated water is not in unlimited supply

18 June 2019

Watermain improvement works Killenard and Durrow, in Co. Laois

Works may cause supply disruptions in the coming days

  • Supply may take 2-3 hours to return
  • Possible reduced water pressure 
  • Part of Leakage Reduction Programme

10 June 2019

Replacing ageing water mains in Ballyfin, County Laois

Safeguarding the water supply for the local community

  • Replacing over 2.5 km of water mains
  • Works taking place between L2112 and L1077
  • Expected to be completed by August 2019

2 May 2019

Carrying out significant Leakage Reduction works in Co. Laois to improve security of water supply

5 separate projects in Co. Laois to address the issue of leakage in the county

  • Works will improve water pressure
  • Existing pipes will be replaced with modern plastic pipes
  • Possible short-term water shut offs

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

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