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19 April 2021

Upgrades to improve water supply and reduce leakage in Leitrim

600 metres of old, problematic watermains will be replaced in Drumlitten

  • Works are due to commence this week 
  • Works may result in some short-term water shut offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

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

28 January 2021

Watermains replacement works commencing in Gortfada, Co Leitrim to improve consistency of supply for customers

We are replacing approximately 1.4 kilometres of watermains prone to frequent bursts and leakage 

  • Works are due to commence in early February
  • Works may involve some short-term water shut-offs
  • Traffic management measures will be in place

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

23 October 2020

Jamestown customers set to enjoy more reliable water supply following mains replacement works

Approximately 1.3 kilometres of problematic watermains are due to be replaced

  • Works are due to commence on Monday, 26 October
  • Works may result in some short-term water shut-offs
  • Road closures and diversions will be in place

9 October 2020

Manorhamilton residents set to enjoy a more secure supply and better quality of water following water mains replacement works

The works will reduce water lost by leakage and provide a more secure supply

  • The mains are being replaced at McDermott Terrace
  • Works start on 12 October and will be completed in November
  • Approx 200 meters of new water mains will be constructed

20 August 2020

Pesticide exceedances continue to be detected in drinking supplies around Ireland

Detection of pesticides may be as a result of specific spraying activities

  • MCPA is a main pesticide being detected
  • Users reminded to use best practice when spraying
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

14 July 2020

Residents in St George’s Terrace, Carrick on Shannon now enjoying more reliable supply

Works completed in St George’s Terrace will reduce leakage in the area

  • Replacement of approx. 242m of old and damaged pipes
  • New pipes made of high density polyethylene (plastic)
  • New water service connections installed

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