Selected filter:  Longford

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

8 July 2019

Working to restore water supply to customers in Ballymahon following a pipe burst

Homes and businesses may be impacted by water outages during works

  • List of affected areas
  • Expected to be completed by 2pm
  • May take several hours for water supply to return

14 June 2019

Replacing ageing water mains in Longford to safeguard the water supply for local communities

Part of Irish Water’s national Leakage Reduction Programme

  • Works may involve some short-term water shut offs
  • Works expected to be completed by September 2019
  • Reducing leakage across the country

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

30 April 2019

Boil Water Notice lifted for Ballymahon Public Water Supply

All issues have been rectified and water is now safe to drink

  • Notice follows water quality testing and upgrade works
  • Health Service Executive has been consulted with
  • Situation was resolved as quickly as possible

26 April 2019

Ballymahon Public Water Supply Boil Water Notice remains in place

Customers advised to adhere to HSE guidelines

  • Testing of the supply is ongoing
  • List of when water must be boiled 
  • List of actions to be taken

17 April 2019

Boil Water Notice issued for Ballymahon Public Water Supply

Notice issued to protect the health of approximately 8,247 people

  • In place as a precautionary measure
  • Customers advised to boil water until further notice
  • List of actions that should be taken

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

25 January 2019

Update: Unplanned water outage affecting parts of Granard and surrounding areas

Crews on site carrying out repair works

  • Repairs to be completed by 2.30pm today
  • Alternative water supplies are available 
  • Vulnerable customers a priority

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

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