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15 April 2021

Upgrades to improve water supply and reduce leakage in Laois

Essential water mains replacement works will be taking place in Abbeyleix and Portlaoise

  • Works are scheduled to begin in early May
  • Traffic management measures will be in place
  • Works may result in short-term water outages

23 March 2021

Thousands of litres saved after water leak repairs in Co. Laois

Over 6 million litres of water saved across the county daily

  • This is enough water to supply over 46,000 people 
  • Almost 18km of old and damaged water mains replaced 
  • Local communities across Laois are enjoying a more secure supply

18 March 2021

Works progress to improve Stradbally water supply

Essential water main improvement works taking place on Church Avenue, Stradbally

  • Works are due to begin on Monday, 22 March 2021 
  • Works are expected to be completed within 5 weeks
  • Areas of work will be limited to short sections to minimise impact

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

22 January 2021

Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

To safeguard public health, facilitate growth and meet the challenges of climate change over the next 25 years

  • The NWRP will provide a country-wide analysis
  • Calculate the demand for now and into the future
  • A twelve-week public consultation will seek feedback

9 November 2020

Upgrades to the water network in Co. Laois will safeguard water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

In partnership with Laois County Council, Irish Water is progressing with water main improvement works in Newpark Estate

  • Works may involve some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will also be in place
  • Works expected to be completed by December 2020

6 November 2020

Upgrades to the water network in Co. Laois will safeguard water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

In partnership with Laois County Council, we are progressing with water main improvement works in Lakeglen Estate

  • Works are taking place along local road L-80169
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut-offs 
  • Traffic management measures will also be in place

2 November 2020

Upgrades to the water network in Portlaoise will safeguard the water supply and reduce high levels of leakage

We are replacing old and problematic water mains in Lakeglen Estate, Portlaoise to provide a more reliable water supply and reduce high levels of leakage in the area

  • Works are scheduled to begin on Monday 2 November
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut-offs 
  • Traffic management will also be in place

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