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19 November 2018

When Nature Calls - highlighting the benefits of nature based solutions to wastewater treatment today on World Toilet Day

Integrated Constructed Wetlands

  • Looks and functions as a natural wetland
  • Environmentally-friendly and rich in biodiversity
  • Home to many species of flora and fauna

11 November 2018

Work on-going to repair a burst water main that supplies Newcastle West and surrounding areas

Repairs on-going to a burst water main in Newcastle West

  • Burst main affecting the reservoir 
  • Areas affected are Old Mill, Ardagh
  • Monagea, Newcastle West & Castlemahon

11 November 2018

Burst water main on the Dublin Road in Limerick successfully repaired

Burst water main on the Dublin Road now fully repaired

  • Water supply is returning to normal
  • Dublin Road is open to traffic
  • Crews worked all day to repair the burst 

10 November 2018

Works taking place to restore water supply in Limerick City following a major pipe burst

(Update 18:00, 10 November, 2018) Major burst in Limerick City

  • Repair expected to be completed at approximately 9pm tonight
  • Crews are on site
  • Some areas affected by low pressure and loss of supply

9 November 2018

Ardpatrick and Kilfinane water schemes will continue on nightly restrictions due to low source levels

Ardpatrick and Kilfinane water schemes on nightly restrictions

  • Low water source levels
  • Croom Water Supply has intermittent night time restrictions 
  • Customers are asked to conserve water

9 November 2018

Limerick residents and businesses to benefit from improved water supply

Customers in Limerick city will benefit from a more reliable and safer water supply 

  • Leakage reduction and pipe replacement
  • Old pipework replaced with modern pipes
  • Removal of lead pipes

8 November 2018

Irish school children saved 389 million litres of water last year as part of the Green-Schools water theme sponsored by Irish Water

Sponsoring An Taisce's Green-Schools water theme for sixth year running

  • Supporting water conservation and efficiency 
  • Over 2,300 schools awarded water flag
  • Student Ambassador Programme

23 October 2018

Impact of investment in wastewater treatment being felt in communities across the country

Investment in wastewater treatment in communities across the country

  • Wastewater treatment plants upgraded or built in 55 locations
  • EPA’s Urban Wastewater Treatment Report highlights progress 
  • No untreated wastewater discharge by 2021

18 October 2018

Do Not Drink notice for Rathkeale Public Water Supply has been lifted with immediate effect

Notice lifted following remedial works and satisfactory monitoring results

  • Decision follows consultation with the HSE
  • Normal use of the water supply can resume
  • Monitoring and testing of water supply ongoing

18 October 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts launch Think Before You Flush campaign following an estimated 4,600 sewer blockages this year

Sewer blockages are caused by inappropriate items being flushed down toilets

  • Investing in our wastewater network
  • Remember to only flush the 3 Ps
  • The Think Before You Flush Communities

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