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18 April 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

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

5 February 2019

1,000 water consumers in Co Limerick removed from Remedial Action List following works

Hospital Public Water Supply removed from the RAL

  • 1,000 customers now have a secure water supply
  • Treatment in place to protect against cryptosporidium
  • New borehole source and disinfection system 

20 December 2018

Irish Water and Clean Coasts remind the public to Think Before You Pour this Christmas

Raising awareness of the damage caused by pouring FOGs down the drain 

  • Over 6,000 sewer blockages so far this year
  • Never pour fats oils and greases down the kitchen sink
  • Working in partnership with Clean Coasts

12 December 2018

Irish Water commits to a new strategic energy initiative in partnership with SEAI

Committed to improving energy efficiency and reducing our carbon emissions 

  • Make energying efficiency an integral part of our BAU
  • Energy efficient design for all projects
  • Leveraging SEAI’s proven methodologies and expertise 

12 December 2018

Do Not Drink notice in Ardagh lifted following works

Customers can now resume normal use of their water

  • Continuing to monitor and test water in the area
  • In consultation with the HSE
  • Supply and Service Updates

11 December 2018

Clean Coasts and Irish Water launch their Think Before You Pour Christmas campaign

Do not pour fats, oils and greases (FOGs) down the drain

  • More than 6,000 sewer blockages this year
  • Allow FOGs to cool and throw them in the bin
  • Get your free Gunkpot

7 December 2018

Overnight restrictions for Croom water supply

We're working with Limerick  County Council to restore normal  supply as soon as possible

  • Croom, Banogue and surrounding areas affected
  • Water tankers deployed to refill reservoir
  • Customers ni higher areas may have intermittent outage or low pressure

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

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