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13 June 2019

Working to improve performance of Limerick’s sewer network

Survey will assess the capacity, condition and performance level of the sewer network.

  • Survey of 22 kilometres of sewers
  • Mapping and inspecting approx 2,000 manholes
  • Survey results will inform the Drainage Area Plans for Limerick City

13 June 2019

Improving Limerick’s sewer network

First time a survey of this scale has been carried out in the city

  • Works will protect the environment
  • Support social and economic development
  • Minor road works around manholes will be required

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

31 May 2019

Urging people in East and South Limerick to help conserve water

Lack of rainfall has caused a drop in water levels

  • Night time restrictions may be necessary
  • Tankering water directly into the network
  • Tips on how to conserve water

19 May 2019

Works underway to restore water supply in Dooradoyle following a water main burst

Crews have been mobilised and will repair the burst as soon as possible.

  • Homes and businesses may be impacted by water outages during repairs
  • Once repairs complete it can take a number of hours for sormal supply to return
  • Updates available on our Supply and Service Section

16 May 2019

World class water analysis laboratory planned for Limerick

Limerick selected as planned location for new national laboratory

  • Will receive up to 250,000 water & wastewater samples annually
  • State of the art equipment for microbiological and chemical analysis 
  • Enhance work in protecting the public health

3 May 2019

Ensuring delivery of first class water services for Limerick customers

Upgrading the fleet of water services vans in Limerick

  • Improving the services we offer
  • Working in a safe and efficient manner
  • Delivering quality water and wastewater services

27 April 2019

Customers asked to conserve water in areas impacted by Storm Hannah

Small pockets are experiencing issues with water supply

  • Counties Kerry, Clare, Limerick, Waterford and Meath affected
  • Issues as a result of power outages in the area
  • Customers asked to conserve water in impacted areas

15 April 2019

Replacing old water mains in Ardpatrick and Ballingaddy

Creating a more secure and reliable water supply for the area

  • Replacing approximately 5.4km of old water mains
  • Expected to be completed within 10 weeks
  • Traffic management will be in place

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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