Selected filter:  Laois

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

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

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