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3 December 2019

The Story of Water, a new documentary exploring the development and current state of Ireland’s public water network

The Story of Water, Sunday 8 December at 7pm on Virgin Media Two

  • Understand the role that water plays in your daily life
  • Learn more about your water and where it comes from
  • Hear individual personal stories from all over Ireland

25 November 2019

Official opening of upgrades to six wastewater treatment plants in Co Leitrim

​Upgrades to Manorhamilton, Mohill, Ballinamore, Carrigallen, Drumshanbo, and Leitrim Village treatment plants

  • Upgrades to support population growth across the county
  • Part of national strategy
  • Ensures wastewater is treated at highest environmental standard

19 November 2019

Think Before You Flush on World Toilet Day

Irish Water, Clean Coasts and the NCAD unveil an installation of 4 toilets with a difference

  • Part of a 'Design for Debate' project
  • Installation of four toilets displayed in Heuston and Connolly stations
  • World Toilet Day is celebrated annually on 19 November

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

20 June 2019

Mohill residents and businesses set to enjoy better quality drinking water

Water mains replacement works set to commence in late June

  • Replacing approximately 1.3kms of old pipes
  • Expected to be completed in October 2019
  • Improving water supply across Leitrim

14 June 2019

Update on repair works in Carrick-On-Shannon

An alternative water supply remains in place in the following locations:

  • Elevated area of Shannon Grove
  • Elevated area of Cluain Ard
  • St Mary’s graveyard (as yesterday)

13 June 2019

Work taking place to restore water supply in Carrick-On-Shannon following pipe burst

The areas affected by the pipe burst are:

  • Leitrim Road, Shannon Grove, The Paddocks, Tir Na Sí,
  • Cluain Ard, Cluain Sí, Páirc Meala, Gort Aoibhin, Cluain Óir,
  • Cnóc Beag, Maigh Glas, Ros Airgid, and Bothair Saileach.

13 June 2019

Pesticide exceedances on the rise in some counties

Farmers and other users urged to use best practice when spraying

  • Improper use means pesticides can end up in drinking water
  • Regulations for pesticides are very stringent
  • Basic steps for reducing pesticide risks

7 May 2019

Water main improvement works in Eslin may cause disruption to supply for homes and businesses on Wednesday 8 May

Disruption may include reduced water pressure and water outages

  • Part of national Leakage Reduction Programme
  • Supply may take 2-3 hours to return as network refills
  • Visit Service and Supply map for updates 

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