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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 polyethelene (plastic)
  • New water service connections installed

8 July 2020

Water Conservation Order lifted following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources

Lifting of Water Conservation Order better known as the hosepipe ban

  • Lifted following heavy rainfall & recovery of resources
  • Continuing to monitor affected water sources
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

7 July 2020

EPA Drinking Water Report highlights continuing high quality of public water supply

The EPA has recognised the continuing high quality of the public water supply

  • Over 99% of water samples were in compliance
  • 11 supplies removed from the Remedial Action List
  • 15,000 lead service connections replaced against target of 9,000

1 July 2020

Glyphosate detected in drinking supplies in Leitrim, users urged to be responsible when spraying pesticides

Exceedances recorded in Balinaglearagh, Dromahair, Ballinamore and Mong

  • Exceedances of pesticide glyphosate detected in supplies
  • Users reminded to use best practice when spraying
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

15 June 2020

7 million litres of water per week being saved in Carrick on Shannon due to leakage repairs and other works

Works in Carrick on Shannon part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Results were achieved by finding and fixing leaks;
  • Improving management of the district metering area;
  • controlling and managing pressure more effectively

1 June 2020

Water Conservation Order ‘increasingly likely’ as demand for water soars and drought conditions prevail

Handwashing and hygiene remain critically important

  • Please choose handwashing over power washing
  • Domestic water usage increased by an average of 20%
  • Increase in commercial demand as businesses reopen

25 May 2020

Works to repair burst water main in Keshcarrigan affecting approximately 250 properties

Water supply impacted due to watermain repair works today, Monday 25 May

  • Areas affected: Keshcarrigan, Castelfore,
  • Fenagh, Ardrum and surrounding areas
  • Repairs expected to be completed by 2pm

22 May 2020

Works to repair burst trunk water main in Mohill

Watermain works to Corracaboon area of Mohill today, Friday 22 May

  • Areas affected: Garvagh, Gortafadda, Drumkielvy,
  • Gortleteragh, Killyvehy, Fearglass and Gradogue
  • Repairs expected to be completed by 10pm

22 May 2020

Irish Water launches advice for businesses re-opening premises

Launch of new section to help ensure internal water and wastewater systems are made safe

  • Tips to bring systems and devices back into use
  • Issued listed relating to un-used water in buildings
  • Working to maintain a safe & reliable public water supply

12 May 2020

Public urged to choose handwashing over powerwashing as domestic water usage increases by an average of 20%

Households are using an additional 24 litres of water per person per day

  • Important to follow HSE guidance on hand-washing
  • Appealing to prioritise handwashing over powerwashing
  • View our video for tips on how to conserve

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