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30 April 2021

Gowna and Granard water supplies removed from the EPA’s remedial action list

An additional 6,000 people have been removed from the list

  • This follows an upgrade of both Water Treatment Plants
  • These upgrades will improve drinking water quality 
  • Works have also improved the plant’s performance

14 April 2021

Upgrades to improve water supply and reduce leakage in Lanesborough

350 metres of old and problematic water mains were replaced 

  • Water mains were prone to frequent bursts and leakage
  • Works were carried out by GMC Utilities Ltd
  • Works were part of our Leakage Reduction Programme

6 April 2021

Works commence on the upgrade of Lough Forbes Water Treatment Plant

Works will safeguard water supply for over 19,000 people in Longford

  • Works are being carried out by Veolia Water Ireland 
  • Works will ensure that facilities are fully compliant with EU Drinking Water Directives
  • There will be minimum disruption to customers

10 March 2021

CRU announces new date of 1 October 2021 for implementation of new water tariff framework

A new non-domestic tariff framework for Irish Water’s business customers 

  • The changes were deferred due to Covid-19
  • The new date provide certainty for businesses
  • New framework was due to go-live on 1 May

3 February 2021

Advice for winterproofing your business premises if unoccupied during Covid-19 restrictions

Business owners can help avoid these issues, expensive repairs and a disrupted water supply, by taking a few preventative measures.

  • It is important to continue the regular maintenance of your buildings
  • Turn off your water while the premises are vacant
  • Drain down the system to ensure that there is no risk of damage from burst pipes 

1 February 2021

Clean Coasts and Irish Water want you to Break Up With Plastic and Think Before You Flush

Clean Coasts are raising awareness about the impact of plastic pollution on our planet and marine life

  • Clean Coasts want to hear your stories on ditching plastic products
  • Ireland is the number one plastic waste producer in the EU
  • Ireland also has the fourth lowest recycling rate

22 January 2021

Irish Water extends public consultation of the first National Water Resources Plan (NWRP) until 1 March 2021

To safeguard public health, facilitate growth and meet the challenges of climate change over the next 25 years

  • The NWRP will provide a country-wide analysis
  • Calculate the demand for now and into the future
  • A twelve-week public consultation will seek feedback

19 January 2021

Homes, farms and businesses in Longford asked to check for leaks and conserve water as the recent cold spell has led to a surge in demand for water

There has been a steady increase in demand over the Christmas period spiking in the past few days following the recent cold spell 

  • Water network has experienced more bursts
  • Repairs are being carried out in line with Covid-19 protocols
  • Customers are asked to conserve water where possible 

19 January 2021

Works underway to restore water supply to customers in Ballymahon and surrounding areas following a pipe burst

Edgeworthstown, Corbolla, Lisrobit and surrounding areas may be impacted by disruptions

  • Burst pipe is located on the N55
  • Works expected to be completed at 3pm this afternoon
  • Works are taking place in line with Covid-19 Level 5 protocols

17 December 2020

Restrictions in parts of North Longford to allow the Edenmore Lower and Upper reservoirs to refill following essential works

Nightly restrictions from 10pm until 7am starting tonight and ending on Monday 21 December.

  • Customers in the following areas will be impacted; Derrynacross; Cornafunshin; Kilmahon;
  • Letterggeeragh; Lettergullion; Crowdrumman; Brocklagh; Monaduff; Gaigue; Derawley; Dooroc;
  • Cartrongolan; Drumlish area; Sliabh Cairbe Estate Drumlish Village; and surrounding areas

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