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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

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

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